The University of Iowa

Morris (James B.) Scholarship Fund

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
Terry Wilson
Contact Title 
Principal Officer
Telephone Number 
(515) 864-0922
Fax Number 
(515) 282-9117
P.O. Box 12145
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The James B. Morris Scholarship Fund (MSF) is a scholarship for minority students who want to pursue college and graduate level educations. Since the program was established, over 1000 minority students have received scho1arshp assistance after high school to help them obtain higher learning. The MSF also works to motivate and counsel students who receive their awards.

Application Information 

Application address: James B. Morris Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 12145, Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone: (515) 864-0922

Submission deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 4pm CST

For application instructions and to download an application form, visit our application page.


Applicants must be of minority ethnic status as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and have a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a valid social security number in addition to being: (1) Iowa high school graduate or (2) a May 2021 graduate and an Iowa resident who is or will be attending any U.S. college or university; or (3) Non-Iowa residents who are attending Iowa colleges or universities.

To be considered, applicants must identify their race according to the original EEOC definition of ethnic minority status. For more information, you may visit the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission page.


Chaunci Hall (President)

Robert Parks (Vice President)

Valeska Buie (Treasurer)

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Date of latest financial data 
Apr 2016
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