External Scholarships

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

Buenas Opiniones Scholarship ($2,500) - application due August 31, 2017

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years. Buenas Opiniones will support its scholars in a variety of ways including but not limited to personal, leadership and professional development opportunities, networking and mentorship opportunities, as well as financial and academic support to prepare its scholars to be the next leaders in their professions and communities. Application information can be found at https://buenasopiniones.com/scholarship/.


Karman Healthcare Scholarships ($500) - application due September 1, 2017

Open to all college and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair or other mobility devices on a regular basis. For additional details, please visit: http://www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships/



ZipRecruiter Scholarship ($3,000) - application due September 30, 2017

The entry is a 250 to 500 word description of the students home town and its unique job market. Visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship to apply.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.