Last-Dollar Scholarship Programs

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Earn your specialized degree tuition-free. Introducing the Last-Dollar Scholarship.

Don't let money worries stop you from getting your education. No matter your income, whether you've received some financial assistance or not, this statewide program will help pay 100% of your tuition — debt-free.

Who qualifies?

The Last-Dollar Scholarship is available to: NEW HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES who enroll in a qualified program of study full-time for the fall immediately following high school graduation, apply for all other available state and federal grants and scholarships, and meet ongoing requirements. ADULT LEARNERS (age 20 and older) who enroll in a qualified program of study full-time or part-time, apply for all other available state and federal grants and scholarships, and meet ongoing requirements.

What can I study?

 

 

AGRICULTURE STUDIES

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Modern Food Production, Agriculture, and the Environment

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
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Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology - Management

 

HEALTH
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Practical Nursing & Associate Degree Nursing

Emergency Medical Services

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Respiratory Care

IT/MULTIMEDIA
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Network Administration & Cyber Security

How do I get started?

Apply to SCC

Call or visit SCC Enrollment Services
(319) 208-5000

What else is there to know?

The Last-Dollar Scholarship is part of the Future Ready Iowa initiative to build Iowa’s workforce. The goal is to connect Iowans to the training and education needed for high-paying jobs and the bright futures they deserve. This program is intended to cover any remaining tuition after scholarships and federal and state grants are applied. Credentials include post-secondary certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. 

Learn more about Last-Dollar Scholarships at futurereadyiowa.gov
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