The following are scholarship opportunities that we have received in our office for the 2015-2016 academic year. Some of them have provided a web site that you can go to to download an application or get additional information. If it is not available, please stop by our office for an application, or contact us and we would be happy to mail one to you. Our toll free number is 1-877-579-4049 or locally at 319-895-4216.
The Financial Assistance Office does not in any way endorse or promote any of the organizations represented on this site. We encourage you to fully research all scholarship opportunities and the specific requirements associated with each scholarship when applying for them.
U.S. Army Scholarships for Pre-Health Students
Scholarships and Educational programs are available for students planning on going on to Medical School, Dental School, P.T./O.T. Optometry, Veterinary School, Pharmacist Training, Social Work, Dietician, Nursing, and Numerous Others.
Please review their flyer for more information.
The U.S. Army also offers a Health Professions Scholarship Program and a Medical and Dental School Stipend Program.
Please reivew their flyer for more information.
Reservation Counter is a leading online hotel accommodation provider in the world, offering the best travel deals in top destinations such as Orlando, New York and Las Vegas. Leisure and business travelers also enjoy the lowest hotel prices available in our featured destinations like Toronto, Paris and Hawaii. The company provides a one-stop shop source for hotel rates, facilities, room availabilities and even last minute deals. It is committed to delivering all customers a fast, simple and secure online booking experience.
Furthermore, Reservation Counter is offering a scholarship program for US students enrolled in colleges, universities and private institutions. This need-based scholarship program is designed to support and motivate students to value and make the most of their education. Reservation Counter looks to give scholarship awards to deserving students to achieve higher quality education, and are actively promoting education to encourage students to improve their knowledge and strive for excellence.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2015
The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences.
- A minimum 3.0 GPA.
A completed application form (below) with
- Full name
- School and program
- Expected graduation year / month
- Mailing address
- Phone and email
- Current GPA
500-1,000 words on how you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law, submitted electronically through the form below.
One scholarship totaling $1,000 will be awarded
Application deadline is December 31, 2015
Brilliance Scholarship Opportunity
We are an online jewelry retailer specializing in diamond and engagement rings. We're asking students (from any discipline) to design (sketch, draw, paint, CAD, etc.) a unique and inspirational ring design and to write a short piece about the design. The student with the most innovative piece and the best story will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship and their ring will be featured on our website.
Please visit the Brilliance site to apply online.
Application Deadline: August 1,2015
Deadline for Applications: Fall Semester- July 31st
All of us at The Perecman Firm were touched by the story of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, an autistic boy who went missing after he wandered away from school in 2013. The outpouring of support and assistance that accompanied the search for Avonte was unprecedented. Although Avonte tragically did not make it home alive, we want to show the same support for the autistic community in memory of this extraordinary young man. That is why The Perecman Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a college student living with autism, or whose loved one is living with autism. Please apply on their website.
Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2015-2016 academic year.
- Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
- For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian
- Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend
- Must provide your video essay (YouTube format preferred) by the deadline of July, 22 2015.
- A winner will be chosen on July 29, 2015
April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship
The April Cockerham DREAM Act scholarship is designed to support individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the United States. By furthering the educational goals of these unique members of our nation, Ms. Cockerham looks to invest in a richer, more inclusive future for our country and those who seek to join it.
- The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship is open to any student enrolled in a community college, private or public undergraduate college or university, graduate program, business school, or law school in the United States.
- All candidates who apply for this scholarship must be in good academic standing and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Application deadline is March 1, 2016
- Scholarship value $500
- Apply online