2020 Cornell College Scholarships

Cornell College net price is at $24,559.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Cornell College. Cornell College awards an average of $27,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Cornell College students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Mount Vernon, then those costs could be even higher.

100% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $26,957.00. Furthermore, 29% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $5,071.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Cornell College students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Cornell College while others are open to Cornell College students, though not exclusive to Cornell College.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Cornell College students?

There are 34 scholarships totaling $278,868.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 34 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Cornell College students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Cornell College scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Cornell College study abroad scholarships, Cornell College transfer scholarships, and Cornell College merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Cornell College study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Cornell College study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Cornell College transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Cornell College transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Cornell College transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Cornell College transfer scholarships.

Are these Cornell College scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Governor Terry E. Brandstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship

Sponsor by Iowa College Aid Location 430 East Grand Avenue, Floor 3, Des Moines, IA

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an Iowa high school who plans to enroll at an Iowa college or university. Active participation in the Iowa State Fair (past or present) is required.

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$1,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant

Sponsor by Iowa College Aid Location ACFS Division 5th Floor, Hoover Building, 105 East Walnut, Des Moines, IA

Applicant must be a student who has aged out of the Iowa foster care system, aged out of the state training schools, or who was adopted after the age of 16.

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$8,368.00 July 1 (March 1 priority) Apply Now

Iowa Grant

Sponsor by Iowa College Aid Location 430 East Grand Avenue, FL 3, Des Moines, IA

Applicant must be an Iowa student attending Regent Universities, independent colleges and universities, and community colleges throughout Iowa. Priority is given to students with the greatest financial need.

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$1,000.00 None Apply Now

Iowa Tuition Grant

Sponsor by Iowa College Aid Location 430 East Grand Avenue, Floor 3, Des Moines, IA

Applicant must be an Iowa resident enrolled at one of Iowa's eligible private colleges/universities.

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$4,000.00 July 1 Apply Now

Iowa National Guard Educational Assistance Grant (NGEAP)

Sponsor by Iowa College Aid Location 430 East Grand Avenue, Floor 3, Des Moines, IA

Applicant must be an Iowa resident who is a member of an Iowa Army or Air National Guard unit for each term looking to receive benefits and who has satisfactorily completed required Guard training/maintained satisfactory performance of Guard duty. Applicant must pursue a certificate or undergraduate degree at an eligible Iowa...

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National Excellence Scholarship

Sponsor by Cornell College Location 600 First Street, SW, Mount Vernon, IA

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist, National Achievement Finalist, or National Hispanic Scholar. Students who receive this recognition and designate the college as their preferred school are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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$15,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

F. Armstrong Scholarship

Sponsor by Cornell College Location 600 First Street, SW, Mount Vernon, IA

Applicant must contribute to the cultural diversity of the Cornell community, such applicants would include ethnic minority and international students as well as first generation Americans. Leadership, involvement, and ability to contribute to the college's community are also considered.

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$12,500.00 February 1 Apply Now

Community Service Scholarship for Multicultural Students

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must be from a multicultural background who will be a college freshman beginning in the fall. Application and essay about their community service involvement are required, the essay should not exceed 1,000 words. Selection based upon academic merit (as reflected in transcript, class rank, and GPA) and service to their...

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$2,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must register on CollegeXpress or have requested college information from one of our magazines (including but not limited to Private Colleges & Universities, Public Colleges & Universities, and Graduate Colleges & Universities) or one of our websites (including but not limited to collegexpress.com, privatecolleges.com, acuinfo.com, and gradcu.com). Applicant must be...

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$10,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

William Fletcher King Scholarship

Sponsor by Cornell University Location Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment, Ithaca, NY

Applicant must major in theatre while at Cornell.

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$20,000.00 None Apply Now

George F. Buzza Art Scholarship

Sponsor by Cornell College Location 600 First Street, SW, Mount Vernon, IA

Applicant must have significant promise or ability in the field of art.

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$8,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Cornell College Art Award

Sponsor by Cornell College Location 600 First Street, SW, Mount Vernon, IA

Applicants must have significant promise or ability in the field of art.

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$2,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Dean's Scholarship

Sponsor by Cornell College Location 600 First Street, SW, Mount Vernon, IA

Ideal applicants are academically strong who typically show significant evidence of leadership, involvement, and ability to contribute to the college's community.

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$10,000.00 February 1 Apply Now