Last-Dollar Scholarship Programs
Don't let money worries stop you from getting your education.
The Last-Dollar Scholarship is a state-funded program for Iowans who:
- Are new high school graduates starting college full-time or adult learners starting college at least part-time
- Have applied for all other available aid
- Plan to earn a credential for a high-demand job
This program aims to cover any remaining gap between federal and state grants or scholarships and tuition and qualified fees. Credentials include post-secondary certificates, diplomas and associate degrees.
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.
Students who enroll in programs requiring prep coursework may not qualify for Last-Dollar Scholarship funding.
Visit or call us to learn more.
WHAT CAN I STUDY?
Advanced Technology & Welding
Business Management & Administration
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
Complete these steps no later than August 1
- Apply to SCC - Remember to contact us for program eligibility and related steps
- Complete your FAFSA - Absolutely required before you can be considered for Last Dollar Scholarship funds
Visit us or call SCC Enrollment Services
WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO KNOW?
Applicants must apply for all other available aid before moving to steps to receive funds for the Last-Dollar Scholarship.
Students who enroll in programs requiring prep coursework may not qualify for Last-Dollar Scholarship funding. Visit us to learn details.
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. The
Last-Dollar Scholarship will be available in fall 2019.
Learn more about Last-Dollar Scholarships at futurereadyiowa.gov
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