The University of Iowa

Scholarships

Cedar Falls Community Foundation

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation inspires and connects individuals, families, and organizations to enhance our community, support nonprofits, elevate educational opportunities, and build legacies through philanthropy.

Application Deadline 

For information on scholarship eligibility, applications, and other details, see the scholarships section of the website. Applications are accepted in April-May each year.

Three competitive grants are also offered each year. The application period is April 15-June 30. For details, see the Competitive Grant Funds web page.

Morris (James B.) Scholarship Fund

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....

Application Deadline 

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.

Giacoletto Foundation (John P & Lawrence J)

The Foundation carries on the Giacoletto brothers’ devotion to education, as well as their interest in the technical and cultural aspects of life.

The foundation believes that a better-educated public will honor the lives and memories of both John and Lawrence Giacoletto.

Application Deadline 

Application address: Barbara Allen, 1195 East Post Rd Suite 2, Marion, IA 52302

Phone: (319) 365-1910

Email: Info@glacoletto.org

Submission deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

Tension Envelope Foundation

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, human services, and community development.

Application Deadline 

Application address: William Berkley, 819 East 19th St, Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: (816) 471-3800

Applications should be sent in the form of a letter or request

Application deadline: February 15

Stebens (Bertha) Charitable Foundation

Giving for the benefit of people in Mason City and Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, through 501(c)(3) organizations or governmental organizations.

Application Deadline 

Application address:
Greg Nicholas
2601 4th St SW
Mason City, IA 5041
Telephone: 515-422-6717

Submission deadline: May 31

Keep Iowa Beautiful

To empower Iowans to make Iowa the cleanest and most attractive state in the nation.

Application Deadline 

Grants include: Paint Iowa Beautiful, Derelict Buildings Grant, Build With Bags

Each year, three scholarships in the amount of $1000 are awarded to Iowa high school graduates who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university. The scholarship deadline is February 12, 2021.  

For details, see the Grants & Scholarships page of the website.