GEAR UP Iowa Scholarship
Unique to the GEAR UP Iowa state grant is a $16.8 million scholarship fund for use toward postsecondary education that will be available to the entire cohort upon graduation from high school in 2014. GEAR UP Iowa offers further scholarship opportunities through our college partners and the Iowa Treasurer's Office to assist our students and families in financing their postsecondary education goals.
Iowa College Aid Scholarships & Grants
Scholarship and grant funds are available to assist students in paying educational expenses. Unlike student loans, scholarships and grants are considered gift aid and do not need to be repaid. There is a wide variety of programs available through the state, federal and private sources. Read More>>
In addition to the scholarship programs offered through Iowa College Aid, there are many private scholarships available for students. Private scholarships are offered by businesses, civic organizations or religious groups. These scholarships are typically awarded to students based on specific criteria, such as academic success, extracurricular activities, leadership, community involvement and race or ethnicity. Read More>>