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Iowa Hospital Association Scholarship
The Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), an IHA subsidiary, offers scholarships of up to $6,000 ($3,000 per year for a max of two years) to qualified candidates. Award recipients must be willing to work in an Iowa hospital for each year of scholarship awarded. Visit the Iowa Hospital Scholarship site to confirm eligibility and apply. Direct all questions to Cindy Schultz, Director, Finance and Human Resources at IHERF.
Iowa Heart Foundation
The Iowa Heart Foundation Board of Directors approves nursing scholarships to qualified nursing students attending local colleges and universities. Download an application from the Iowa Heart Foundation's website.
For Iowa Heart Foundation scholarship questions, please contact Cindy Conroy, Iowa Heart Foundation, at (515) 633-3555 or visit www.iowaheartfoundation.org
Women's Opportunity Award Scholarship
Sponsored by the local area chapter in Des Moines of the Soroptimist Internationl organization, this scholarship is awarded to a woman seeking to improve her employment status by gaining educational skills.
Latinos Unidos 2014-15 Scholarship
Latinos Unidos of Iowa, Inc. is proud to grant college scholarships for Latino/Latina students who will attend Iowa institutions. Click here for the application.
Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, sponsored by B4 Brands, is awarded each year to five, non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.
Forty & Eight Voiture 71 – Polk County
Forty & Eight Voiture 71 – Polk County Nurses Training Scholarship, is a $750 scholarship awarded on November 11, 2014. Applications are due October 6th.
Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund
Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund Disability Awareness Scholarship, is a $500 scholarship awarded to a student who suffers from a mobility disability. Please see link for more information. If you have questions, please contact Maurizio Barbieri at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Des Moines Women's Club
We’re counting on you to let your talented students know about our scholarships!
The Des Moines Women’s Club will award scholarships in the following categories:
Applications and instructions for the scholarships may be downloaded from our website: www.desmoineswomensclub.org (click on Scholarship). Contact our executive assistant at (515) 244-0507, ext. 211, or email email@example.com with any questions.
Applicants must be legal residents of, or full-time, registered students in Polk, Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Story, or Warren Counties.
A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Deadline April 15, 2015. Essay topic and details found at www.aplaceformom.com
Live Your Dream Award - Soroptimist International
The Des Moines area chapter of Soroptimist International annually gives this cash award to a woman seeking to improve her employment status by gaining educational skills.
The basic criteria for eligibility are:
Previous recipients are ineligible to apply.
Applications and references must be received back by December 15, 2014, an extension to the November 15th date stated in the literature. All applications and references can be submitted on line to firstname.lastname@example.org. The recipient of the local award will advance to a regional review for further award considerations.
Free Scholarship Searches
The sites below allow you to perform a general scholarship search. You will be able to indicate certain academic and demographic characteristics about yourself to assist in providing a list of outside scholarships for which you may apply. Don't hesitate to inquire with organizations that you or members of your family already are associated with to see if they offer scholarships, such as fraternal organizations, local companies in your community, local banks and credit unions, or community foundations.
RN to BSN Scholarships
Resources for Students of Color
Additional Financial Aid Information