External Scholarships

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

2017 Senior Care Scholarship ($1,000) - application due April 15, 2017

A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to college and university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Please visit http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship for eligibility criteria and application instructions.


Point Foundation Community College Scholarship (up to $3,700) - application due April 30, 2017

The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or university. Students accepted into the program will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship, admissions counseling, coaching and financial education at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles, and access to the Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 300 alumni, and many others dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed. Applications will be accepted beginning March 1, 2017. More information is available at https://www.pointfoundation.org/communitycollege.


Dr. Robert D. Rowley Memorial Scholarship (up to $2,000) - application due April 30, 2017

Available annually to two to four students who are actively engaged in study in any field of health care at Southeastern Community College, the University of Iowa, or Iowa Wesleyan University, and who resided in or attended secondary school in one of the following Iowa counties: Des Moines, Lee, Henry, or Louisa. Guidelines and application are available at www.tworiversbank.com and in the Financial Aid Office on the West Burlington campus.


Transfer Times Scholarship (up to $6,000) - entry deadline is May 1, 2017

Two $6,000 scholarships are awarded per academic year to qualifying students from community colleges.  More details and entry form are available at http://transfertimes.com/scholarship.aspx.


Come 2 Iowa Senior Scholarship ($1,000) - application due May 12, 2017

If you plan to go to college in Iowa, register now for a chance at one of five scholarships available to high school seniors in Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin who will attend an Iowa college in fall 2017. Read the scholarship rules and register at www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Come2Iowa between Feb. 13 and May 12, 2017. After registering, follow the instructions you will receive by email to complete two online financial literacy tutorials and a related assessment by 4 p.m. on May 12, 2017.


Azazie Scholarship ($1,000) - application due May 31, 2017

Here at AZAZIE, we are proud to invest in the future by awarding scholarships to help promising students with rising tuition costs. Share us with your insight about "how technology would influence the fashion industry in the future" by May 31, 2017 and you might be the next AZAZIE Scholar to receive a grant of USD $1,000 with us!  More information at https://www.azazie.com/scholarship.


TopProducts Single Mother Family Scholarship ($1,000) - application due August 1, 2017

All single mothers who have a high school diploma and custodial care of one or more children are encouraged to apply. Visit www.topproducts.com/scholarship for more information.


Devcon Home Security Scholarship ($2,500) - application due August 15, 2017

Devconhomesecurity is offering a $2,500 scholarship to the winner of an essay contest. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident and at least 18 years old. This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $2,500 dollars towards their costs of education. Application link: http://devconhomesecurity.com/scholarship 


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/


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.