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National Organizations Providing Scholarship Competitions
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Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program… awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Scholarship Deadline - June 12, 2017. Application Process: Students submit an essay on topic that appears on scholarship page of web site:
Full details are available their site.
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders - New Program, over $500,000 in college scholarships available! and
America’s Homecoming Queen, Iowa selection held in March in Des Moines, copy of application is in guidance office (brown accordion folder), must be Panorama Homecoming Queen selection first.
Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship (application includes nomination signatures, due March 1) -
American Welding Society Foundation Scholarship Programs (brochure),, scholarship listings for full time college students in welding program of $500 to $2,500 at one of these colleges with welding program (search tool), deadlines begin March 1.
Aspiring Business Professional ScholarshipThis is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link to read details and complete the online application - deadline for the scholarship is June 1 annually
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship – download an application for $2,000 college scholarship at – apply by December 15, only first 10,000 applicants will be accepted, a winner in every state up to $25,000 – All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. Submit essay with application online by June 22, 2012.
BBG Communications Scholarship,,  $500, online essay contest, Deadline June 30
Buick Achievers –
for students going to college in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries, Deadline – February 28, 2014
Burger King Scholars – apply Nov.15 -Jan.10 at
February 15, (key word scholarship)
DOSOMETHING.ORG - unique online scholarship program with December 31 deadline
ELKS National Foundation
1)GRAND LODGE AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST, Grades 5-8, $1,000-$250 savings bonds, return printed or typed essay to Tim James, Perry Elks Lodge #407, 2823 Willis Ave, Perry, Iowa 50220 (phone contact is 515.465.3791), 2011-12, Not to exceed 250 word essay: “Why I am Proud to Pledge Allegiance to Our Flag”, see essay rules from guidance office flyer.
2) “Our Flag” – WHAT IT MEANS TO ME, Grade 6, $150, Contest rules and cover page in guidance office, essay not to exceed 300 words, Deadline December 2
3)MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP, open to any HS senior, available online Sept.1 with December 2 deadline, $60,000 – $4,000 go to hundreds of students…
4)ENF LEGACY AWARD CONTEST, for ELKS Families (parents or grandparents), Online application available Sept.1, Deadline February 1;
Hagan Scholarship Foundation – goal is to help rural students graduate from college debt free, minimums = 23 ACT and 3.5 GPA, Complete FAFSA in Fall using prior year Tax Information, must be eligible for Federal and State grants, receive up to a $5,000 scholarship per semester.  Due date is November 15 annually  Please see website for details : 
iOWA JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application - see flyer below for more details.  Due Date January 20, 2017
John Deere TECH Program - Scholarship to Northeast Iowa Community College, Calmar, Iowa, part-time job with Van Wall Group, and employment with Van Wall upon graduation. Susan Harris-Campbell 2015 presentation information linked in pdf at bottom of page.
“Kohl’s Cares“ – asking adults to nominate student volunteer ages 6-18 for their national scholarship program (local contact: Rebecca Secoy of Guthrie County Hospital; email, phone 641.332.3915)
Mediacom - eligible seniors are mediacom customers so although our towns in our district are not served by Mediacom some students with other addresses could be: Dallas Center, Redfield, Stuart, (see communities served pages for your town), $1,000, see website to download their application, due February 17
Monsanto Scholarship Program – their website;, lists scholarship details AND
DeKalb Scholarship too.
National FFA Scholarship pages are linked for both Monsanto & DeKalb for applications:
NASSP (National Assosiation of Secondary School Principals) - The Spirit of Community Awards Program-  or please see website for details. Application deadline  November 4, 2014
National Portfolio Day- get feedback from professors on your ART Portfolio, and maybe be offered a college scholarship
National Farmworkers Jobs Program – “Proteus flyer“, for those who have been employed in agriculture in the past 2 years, visit Many programs & educational services, example: “you may receive a $5.00 stipend for every hour you spend in the classroom”
NFIB YEF - Young Entreprenuer Foundation - See website for details. deadline December 18, 2016
PeopleSmart Essay Contest: Social Networking & Privacy, $2,500 essay contest
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – based on volunteer service, students apply online & submit to school principal for school’s nomination – is a new private college scholarship initiative which you can sign up for and start earning scholarships during high school doing things that are good for all students to consider. (PHS Adviser lesson encourages student completion of online process)
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) U.S. Scholarship Program, January 20, 2015 application deadline,, seeks applicants who are exemplary role models in their communities & have initiative to fulfill their educational goals. (updated 10.21.15)
RNto BSNOnline - Those wanting to become a nurse.  Please see website for scholarship opportunities. .  Contact Wes at with any questions.
Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation The Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships, funded by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, recognize students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models and solutions to eliminate hunger in America. Applicants must have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. Additional consideration is given to students working to fight childhood hunger. Students between the ages of five and 25 are eligible to apply. The winners receive a $5,000 scholarship, as well as a $5,000 grant made in their name to the hunger-related charity of their choice in their local community. In addition, regional honorees receive a $1,000 grant made in their name to the hunger-related charity of their choice. Applications may be submitted online & learn more about the program
Student Award Search Aid“B. Davis Scholarship”, creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2017, visit website to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.  The deadline for applications is May 22, 2017,  Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000, If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at


“Tylenol Scholarship“ $1,000-$5,000 award; must wait for annual April updating (also shared on Tylenol Facebook page)
Wendy’s High School Heisman, student-athletes with B average or higher, October 3, 2014 deadline, (updated 9/25/14) - scholarship contest with writing on given theme