2020 Black Hawk County Scholarships
Black Hawk County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 58% of Black Hawk County residents in Iowa over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 26% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.
It’s clear that Black Hawk County residents in Iowa will continue to need help paying for college. 3,388 men and 2,982 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 7,000 men 9,033 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Black Hawk County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Black Hawk County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Black Hawk County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Black Hawk County residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for Black Hawk County residents?
There are 253 scholarships totaling $674,699.00 available to Black Hawk County residents. You can easily browse through all 253 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for college students in Black Hawk County?
253 scholarships worth $674,699.00 are available for college students in Black Hawk County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Black Hawk County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Black Hawk for more options.
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Black Hawk County?
253 scholarships totaling $674,699.00 are available for high school seniors in Black Hawk County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of Black Hawk County to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Black Hawk County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Black Hawk County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
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Outstanding Senior Baseball Player Scholarship
Applicant must be a participant in the Iowa American Legion Baseball Tournament and portray outstanding sportsmanship, team play, and athletic ability. Selection is by the State Baseball Committee.Learn More
Boy Scout of the Year Scholarship
Applicant must be a Boy Scout who exhibits outstanding service to his religious institution, school, and community and has received the Eagle Scout Award. Selection is by the Boy Scout Committee. Award must be used in state of Iowa.Learn More
Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...Learn More
Outstanding Citizen of Boys State
Applicant must demonstrate outstanding citizenship while attending Iowa American Legion Boys State. Applicant must attend a college or university in Iowa. Selection is based upon the recommendation of Boys State Counselors.Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
Governor Terry E. Brandstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship
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.Learn More
All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant
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.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More
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.Learn More