External Scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships available to (but not restricted to) students of Southeastern Community College.

Burlington Fine Arts League Scholarship - application due February 26, 2019

The Burlington Fine Arts League offers scholarships to students in Des Moines County who intend to pursue college education in an art related major, as well as those who wish to obtain advanced degrees in art-related fields. These scholarships are given in the form of tuition and paid directly to the school each semester. The scholarship is renewable, and funding may be received for up to three years. The amount of funding awarded to each student may vary and is dependent on the revenue from GALA, and the number of qualified applicants. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office on the West Burlington campus.

Cedar Rapids/Iowa City NAWIC Chapter 160 Scholarship ($500 - $2500) - application due February 28, 2019
In an effort to promote excellence in all aspects of the construction industry, the National Association of Women in Construction is proud to offer scholarships to candidates (male or female) persuing a career in the construction industry. The scholarship application can be found online at https://www.nawic.org/nawic/nfsfscholarships.asp.


Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship ($500) - application due March 1, 2019

Elevate Advanced Manufacturing is giving away 15 $500 scholarships to high school seniors who are attending an Iowa community college in the fall for a career in advanced manufacturing. Examples of eligible training programs include welding, computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining, industrial automation, industrial maintenance, robotics, tool and die, and transportation and logistics. Each community college will be recognized. Click the link to apply: https://www.elevateiowa.com/about/elevate-scholarship-program 

Kings Daughters & Sons Elizabeth Kelly Scholarship - application due March 15, 2019
This scholarship is open to Des Moines County residents who are full-time students at an accredited college. Application materials are available in the Financial Aid Office on the West Burlington campus.


Iowa Business and Professional Women Foundation ($1,000) - application due March 29, 2019
The Iowa Business and Professional Women Foundation is pleased to announce we are now taking applications for educational scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. Through the Foundation's education program, scholarships are awarded to non-traditional students who are already in the workplace and want to attend school to further their education or be able to receive the training necessary for careers in business and professions. Additional requirements and application forms are available at https://www.bpw-iowa.org/bpw-iowa-foundation-scholarship.


Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF) Scholarships (up to $7,000) - application due March 30, 2019
50 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a health care career. All applications will be submitted online at www.iowahospitalscholarships.org. Recipients will be announced after May 1. 


Dr. Jennie McCowen Scholarship ($1,000) - application due March 31, 2019
The Iowa Branch of International Order of the Kings Daughters and Sons is offering this scholarship to persons interested in pursuing a career in the medical or health fields. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office on the West Burlington campus.


Delbert and Edythe Barnes Memorial Scholarship (up to $1,000) - application due April 23, 2019
This scholarship is intended for graduating Lee County, Hancock County, or Clark County students interested in embarking in a career in the Construction and Building Trades Industry. Students must plan to enroll or be enrolled in the Construction and Manufacturing Degree program at SCC. Apply at http://keokukfoundation.org/barnes/.


Remembering a Life Scholarship ($2,500) - application due May 31, 2019
This scholarship is available to college students of all majors who write a 1,000 word essay about remembering the life of someone who has passed away and who has affected the life of the student in a positive way. The following link has all the details: https://www.memorials.com/Scholarship-information.php


Veterans & Military Family Scholarship ($1,000) - application due June 15, 2019
Visit https://www.sinklaw.com/veterans-military-family-scholarship/.


Elizabeth Auger Annual Scholarship for Students with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes ($1,000) - application due July 31, 2019
To learn more about scholarship criteria, please visit https://slcpodiatrist.com/diabetes-scholarship/



Great River Friends
Supporting students who are pursuing careers in health care is an important mission of Great River Friends, which provides up to $10,000 in scholarships each year. Four scholarships are available with funding from Great River Friends. Apply at https://www.greatriverhealthsystem.org/Great-River-Friends/Scholarships.aspx

Two Rivers Investment Services
At various times during the year, scholarships are available through Two Rivers Investment Services. Please visit https://www.tworivers.bank/who-we-are/scholarships/ for more information.

ZipRecruiter ($3,000) - offered quarterly
ZipRecruiter offers a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student in their quarterly Scholarship Promotion. Apply at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® IOWA is a scholarship program for students who are currently employed in early childhood programs (daycare centers, preschools, or in-home programs) and working towards degrees in Early Childhood Education. Obtain an application at www.iowaaeyc.org.