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Teen Help lines following financial aid info…

                                                       SCHOLARSHIPS 2016

                  Applications without a mailing address should be turned into Counselor

Deadline

SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY

FEB 12, 2016

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

Students preparing for newspaper careers

www.INAnews.com

FEB 15TH

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

 

FEB 26, 2016

Guthrie County Soil & Water Conservation

Students residing in Guthrie County; pursuing an education in agriculture

www.cdiowa.org

FEB 29, 2016

Guthrie County 4-H Scholarship

Current and former 4-H members

FEB 29, 2016

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Enrolling full time at a 4 yr college or university and plan to major in engineering, tech or design, with an interest in the automotive industry

www.buickachievers.com

MARCH 1, 2016

IA Auto Dealers Foundation for Ed.

Pursuit of auto related studies, ie: tech training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting, or business admin.

MARCH 1, 2016

IT Leadership Forum Technology Scholarship

Min 3.0 GPA, enroll as full time student

https://goo.gl/VRZr1f

MARCH 1, 2016

Foundation for Rural Services

www.frs.org

Select Youth Programs, click on College Scholarship Program, then scroll to the bottom of the page to download the application

MARCH 1ST

Guthrie County Cattlemen’s Assoc

Resident of Guthrie County & Family a member of the association for 2 yrs

 

MARCH 1, 2016

MCEC Tech Scholarship

Grand Lodge of IA,

A.F & A.M

Enrolling into a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Comm College

www.grandlodgeofiowa.com

MARCH 1, 2016

Discovery Scholarship

(Flint Hills Resources)

Min GPA 3.5

Turn applications into Counselor

MARCH 4, 2016

DMACC Foundation

Attending any DMACC location

https://www.dmacc.edu/foundation/Pages/application.aspx

MARCH 4, 2016

NEW!

Cooperative Scholarship

Student must be a dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee, and must be pursuing an agricultural college degree

www.newcoop.com

MARCH 4, 2016

IA Financial Know-How Challenge

www.iowastudentloan.org/seniorscholarship

MARCH 15, 2016

First Friday Breakfast Club

Demonstrated leadership in efforts to increase education and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues and reduce homophobia in their schools and/or communities

www.ffbciowa.org

 

MARCH 15, 2016

 

Agriland FS Foundation

 

www.agrilandfs.com/foundation

MARCH 15TH

Guthrie Center Women’s Club/Estella Baden Education Scholarship

Attend a 4 year college with a major in Education

 

MARCH 18,2016

 

Iowa Communications Alliance Scholarship

 

 

http://tinyurl.com/zd45nrr

You will find eligibility requirements, rules and electronic application.

APRIL 1ST

Guthrie Center American Legion Auxilary

 

 

ANY SENIOR

APRIL 10, 2015

Guthrie County REC

Fields related to business, electronic tech, electronic engineering, ag engineering or power line program

Student shall be in a power ine program or with a membership to Guthrie CO REC, including individuals who are family members or directors or employees of Guthrie CO REC

 

Guthrie County Youth Foundation

(waiting for 2016 app)

Vocational, technical & medical students going into programs 2 or 3 years in length

No minimum GPA to be eligible

 

Harmony Hour Study Club

(waiting for 2016 app)

Female

Covers cost of books

APRIL

15, 2016

Insuring Success Iowa Scholarship Contest

EMAIL APPLICATION TO: iascholarships@insuringsuccess.com

Must be an IA resident and write a 1 page essay

APRIL 15TH

American Legion-Guthrie Center Post #124

ANY SENIOR

APRIL 15TH

Mason/Eastern Star

Average Student with financial need

APRIL 15TH

Estella Baden/Eastern Star

Average Student with financial need; preference to students going into educaation

APRIL 15TH

Guthrie Center Utilities/BPGAS & Power

Plan to obtain a 4 year degree in engineering or some aspect of business

APRIL 15TH

Susan M Slater Education

Pursuing a degree in Education

APRIL 15TH

People’s Trust & Savings Bank

ANY SENIOR

APRIL 15, 2016

Guthrie County Hospital Auxiliary

Pursue medical or health related profession, Guthrie County Resident & min GPA 3.0

APRIL 21ST

Norunn Stangland

Female, attending 4-yr private college, and has participated in extra-curricular and/or community activities

April 22, 2016

Guthrie Center Communications

 

 

 

http://tinyurl.com/gsn6twf

 

APRIL 27th

Association of Independent Business Women

Senior Females in top 50% of class; strong interest in entrepreneurial business

APRIL 28, 2016

Guthrie County Republican Central Committee & Doyle G. Beeber Scholarship

Resident of Guthrie County

Essay on

“What it means to be a Republican”

APRIL 30TH

Shroyer Future Teacher

Accepted for enrollment to college/university with teacher ed program

MAY 1ST

 

PH-PEO

Senior girls in top 50% of graduating class

Essay: “What do YOU see as your future part in advancing the progress of women in society AND how will your career/educational goals achieve it. EXPLAIN in detail”

MAY 1ST

Guthrie Center Lions Club

ANY SENIOR

MAY 1ST

Tawny Stetzel Memorial Scholarship

ANY SENIOR

MAY 1ST

Victor W & Marie E Readinger

Voc/Tech Scholarship

Show serious intent to enter a technical career upon completion of high school. Students entering a 4 year college/university directly out of high school are NOT eligible

May 4th

Trudy Straub Speech

HS speech involvement with plan to pursue a career in which you would use the art of communication

May 5th

Sons of American Legion-Post #124

ANY SENIOR

MAY 10, 2016

Robert D Blue

Scholarship

Iowa resident attending an IA college or university; exhibit academic excellence, civic duty and moral character

www.RDBlue.org/application

JUNE 15, 2016

Prof Golfers’ Association

Winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement

 

Bright Scholars of Iowa: brightscholarsofiowa.org

This scholarship assures that the recipient’s tuition, board and room and books are fully paid for four years at any of the Iowa’s three Regent universities- Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa.

For those who prefer to enroll at a community college, tuition and books will be paid for their two-year enrollment at DMACC or Indian Hills Community College & if they should then decide to transfer to one of the Regent universities, their scholarship covering tuition, board and room and books will be paid for two additional years.

 

* Students can apply for the following programs through the Iowa Financial Aid Application at www.iowacollegeaid.gov 

1)All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship

2)Iowa National Guard Education Assistance Program (NGEAP)

3)All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant

4)Education and Training Voucher Grant

5)Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship

 

* Those interested in Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant can learn more about the program at https://teach-ats.ed.gov

 

GUIDE TO ONLINE CHRISTIAN COLLEGES:

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/online-christian-colleges/

NEW SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE FOR MINORITY STUDENTS:

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/financial-aid-for-minorities/

  • The guidebook was created to help students from many minority groups-including African American, Native American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and others-better understand their financial aid options. The guide includes a wealth of resources intended to help minority students and their families through the scholarship and financial aid process. These resources include:
  • A list of scholarships available to students from various minority groups
  • A step-by-step guide to finding scholarships and grants
  • A breakdown of the many types of financial aid available

Echo Lynch, a long-time Financial Aid Program Officer helped develop the guidebook, providing an in-depth look at the nuances of today’s financial aid. During her 18-year tenure, Lynch has served countless first-generation and low-income minority students and their families.

 

STATE-FUNDED GRANTS (apply by completing the FAFSA):

  • Iowa Barber and Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Tuition Grant
  • Iowa National Guard Educational Assistance Program
  • Iowa Tuition Grant for eligible private colleges and universities in state
  • Kibbie Grant (Iowa Skilled Workforce Shortage Tuition Grant)
  • Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant
  • All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant and Education & Training Voucher Grant (must also complete IA Fin Aid Application)

 

WEB-BASED SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES:

  • WWW.IHAVEAPLANIOWA.GOV
  • WWW.FINAID.ORG
  • WWW.SCHOLARSHIPS.COM
  • WWW.SCHOOLSOUP.COM
  • WWW.ZINCH.COM
  • WWW.SCHOLARSHIPAMERICA.ORG
  • WWW.FASTWEB.COM
  • HTTPS://BIGFUTURE.COLLEGEBOARD.ORG/
  • WWW.COLLEGEGREENLIGHT.COM
  • WWW.CHEGG.COM/SCHOLARSHIPS
  • HTTPS://APPS.FACEBOOK.COM/MYCOLLEGEDOLLARS
  • WWW.CAREERINFONET.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPSEARCH
  • WWW.ICANSUCCEED.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS
  • WWW.ICANSUCCEED.ORG/ESPANOL

 

VOLUNTEER OR MILITARY SERVICE CAN HELP WITH COLLEGE:

Several programs provide at least partial college funding in return for your service:

Americorps- www.americorps.gov

Armed forces- www.gibill.va.gov

Peace Corps- www.peacecorps.gov

ROTC- www.rotc.com

The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program- www.gibill.va.gov

 

RESEARCH STARTING SALARIES FOR CAREERS THAT INTEREST YOU:

WWW.ACTPROFILE.ORG

DOWNLOAD MONTHLY BUDGET WORKSHEET FROM THE RESOURCE ZONE:

WWW.ICANSUCCEED.ORG/MATERIALS

                                          CARELINES~Help for Teens in Need

                                           (Iowa Medical Society and Alliance)

* Suicide                                                 800-784-2433

* AIDS/HIV                                              800-443-8336

* Child Abuse                                        800-422-4453

* Domestic Violence                              800-942-0333

* Drug/Alcohol                                       800-443-8336

* Eating Disorders                                  800-443-8336

* Gangs/Violence                                   800-443-8336

* Iowa Teen Health Line                        800-443-8336

* Legal Assistance                                 800-728-1172

* Parent/Friend/School Relations         800-433-8336

* Poison Information                              800-222-1222

* Runaway                                                800-999-9999

* Sexual Abuse/Assault                          800-433-8336

* Sexually Transmitted Diseases            800-443-8336

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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