External Scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships available to (but not restricted to) students of Southeastern Community College.

Henry County Health Center and Friends of HCHC Health Occupation Loan/Scholarship (up to $2000 per year) - application deadline November 27, 2017

Applicants must reside in Henry County, Iowa, be presently employed at HCHC, or have an immediate family member who is an HCHC employee. The recipient will be asked to sign an agreement stating that he/she will work at HCHC after graduation and licensing. Up to $1,000 per year will be waived as the individual fulfills his/her obligation. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office on the West Burlington campus.


Iowa Women in Natural Resources Scholarship ($500) - application deadline December 15, 2017

Iowa Women in Natural Resources (IWINR) encourages young adults to pursue careers in the natural resources fields, which include jobs in wildlife, fisheries, and environmental management; forest resources; nongame specialists; environmental education; conservation law enforcement; and various related fields. This is a nongender-based scholarship offered to a student who is enrolled at an Iowa college and is currently working on or is planning to work on a conservation project. Please stop by the Financial Aid Office on the West Burlington campus for additional details.


CrazyGames Scholarship ($1500) - application deadline December 31, 2017

CrazyGames is offering a $1500 game development scholarship. It would be suitable for any student in computer science or any related computer education program. You can find full information on our scholarship here - http://crazygames.com/scholarship


2017 DREAM Act Scholarship ($500) - application due January 31, 2018

Designed to support individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the US. All applicants must submit a 700-word essay that considers current immigration conditions and reforms in the US and offers at least two concrete ways that these conditions might be improved. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. For more information, visit https://thevisafirm.com/#scholarship


GateHouse Media National Scholarship Essay Competition ($3,000 & $1,000) - application due February 16, 2018

Six scholarships will be awarded - a top scholarship of $3,000 and five scholarships of $1,000 each. Submit an essay of up to 500 words, writing about what one of the following four words means to you: trusted, community, local, or impact. Essays can be submitted at the following link: http://gatehouse.secondstreetapp.com/GHM-Scholarship-Essay-Contest/


Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship ($1,000) - application due February 20, 2018

You are eligible for consideration if: 1. You were employed at a Hy-Vee location (office, distribution, retail) or subsidiary location after June 1, 2017, 2. You are classified as a full-time student in your freshman, sophomore, or junior year of college during time of application process, AND 3. You will be classified as a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior in college at the time funds are disbursed. A total of 80 scholarships will be awarded. More details and application forms are available at: https://www.hy-vee.com/company/scholarships/default.aspx


Music Instruments Center Scholarship ($1,000) - application due March 1, 2018

At Music Instrument Center, we strongly believe in education since we are fully aware of its importance. As part giving back to the community, we are happy to announce the forthcoming Music Instrument Center Scholarship 2018. With this scholarship, we aim to create a bridge between College and our Company to help students to continue their education with ease and achieve their career goals while relieving them of the financial burden of higher education. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above required. To apply, visit https://www.musicinstrumentscenter.com/2018-scholarship/.


Pro Best Reviews Scholarship ($500) - application due March 5, 2018

Pro Best Reviews, an online product review publication, is offering a $500 scholarship to a student who is currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university. Through this scholarship, our organization wishes to foster individual growth and hopefully lead to a brighter future. As such, we are determined to assist students financially and help them on their chosen career paths. Visit the following link for details: https://probestreviews.com/scholarship/


2017 Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen Scholarship ($500) - application due March 31, 2018

All applicants must submit a 500-word essay that answers the following question: What is one of the most important ways an individual can serve his or her community, and how have you served your community in this way? All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. For more information, visit our scholarship page at: http://mdcriminalattorney.net/#scholarship.


Conex Boxes Scholarship ($1,000) - application due March 31, 2018

Our team cares a lot about the youth and we recognize the need of continued education, and that’s why we are committed to our $1,000 college scholarship program. In April, we award a $1,000 college scholarship to one U.S. undergraduate in business, business management, marketing /advertising, or similar fields. You must hold at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. For more information, please visit http://conexboxes.com/scholarship/


BestMattressReviews.com Sleep Scholarship ($1,000) - application due May 19, 2018

At BestMattressReviews.com, we value education highly and want to give back to our community at large. We are also passionate about promoting sleep awareness and created this scholarship to both help further that cause and to help students pay for the increasing costs of higher education. This scholarship is intended to be used for tuition during the 2018-19 school year. Apply at https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/


SurveysSay Yearly Marketing Scholarship ($1,000) - application due May 31, 2018

Open to any currently enrolled students with a major or minor in Marketing, Business, Economics, IT, Communication, Advertising, Management. Also open to high school students with an acceptance letter to a college or university and with intentions to study in an aforementioned field.​ Apply at https://www.surveyssay.com/get-scholarship/.


Central Infusion Alliance Scholarship ($1,000) - application due June 1, 2018

The scholarship will be awarded yearly to one student who is a legal resident of the United States (or holding a valid student visa), enrolled in a two or four-year U.S. based college and majoring in healthcare studies. Visit the following link to apply: https://www.ciamedical.com/scholarship.


Indy Displays Scholarship ($1,000) - application due July 1, 2018

The team at Indy Displays is proud to help further the education of tomorrow’s professionals in graphic design and visual arts. The work of great designers is crucial to the production of each outstanding display we deliver to our clients. Indy Displays believes in supporting talented artists and is offering a scholarship for students pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Applied Arts. Apply at http://www.indydisplays.com/content/16-graphic-arts-scholarship.


Quincy Dentists Scholarship ($500) - application due August 25, 2018

Students will be eligible to apply if they are enrolled as full-time or part-time students with a school or equivalent academic program. More information can be found at: http://www.mydentistquincy.com/a-gift-from-quincy-dentists-scholarship/


Great River Friends

Supporting students who are pursuing careers in health care is an important mission of Great River Friends, which provides up to $10,000 in scholarships each year. Four scholarships are available with funding from Great River Friends. Apply at www.greatrivermedical.org/auxapps.php.


Two Rivers Investment Services

At various times during the year, scholarships are available through Two Rivers Investment Services. Please visit www.tworiversbank.com/about-us/scholarships.html for more information.


ZipRecruiter ($3,000) - offered quarterly

ZipRecruiter offers a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student in their quarterly Scholarship Promotion. Apply at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship.


T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® IOWA is a scholarship program for students who are currently employed in early childhood programs (day care centers, preschools, or in home programs) and working towards degrees in Early Childhood Education. Obtain an application at www.iowaaeyc.org.