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Outside Scholarships for Current Students


Fast Web:  Free for all students.  College Scholarship applications, scholarship matches, and student resources.  It's easy to get started:  Create your profile-review suggested matches, start applying.  www.fastweb.com

ICAN website offers links to different scholarship opportunities.  You can also search for scholarships by category or sub categories.   icansucceed.org

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship for students training in high demand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields.  

Recipients will receive up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill® entitlement or a maximum of $30,000.  Eligible Post 9/11 GI Bill® students must have either exhausted their entitlement or will exhaust their entitlement within 180 days.  Eligibility for the scholarship has two paths:

  • A student enrolled in a STEM program leading to an undergraduate degree who has completed 60 credit hours of their program and requires at least 120 semester (or 180 quarter) credit hours to graduate.
  • A student who has earned a STEM undergraduate degree and has enrolled in a teaching certification program.
  • For additional information, please visit the Rogers STEM Scholarship website at:  https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/fgib/stem.asp   or contact VA's Education Call Center at by phone at 1-888-442-4551.

MilitaryBases.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship that is open to all members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their direct family members. The scholarship is awarded 12 times a year, and the deadline to apply is the 15th day of each month. For more information, please visit: militarybases.com

Wells Fargo-Tuition Funding Sources: over 7 million scholarship listings.  Access state-specific scholarships and grants.  tuitionfundingsources.com.

Scholarship Guidance offers a wide range of scholarships that are open to Simpson students. To search their database of scholarships, please visit: https://scholarshipguidance.com/

Financial Aid and Scholarships for students with disabilities  Detailed information and applications available at these websites Students with Disabilities and Financial Aid for students with disabilities


The Completing the Dream Scholarship:  The Sallie Mae Fund will award gap scholarships work up to $2,500 each to minority students and those from underserved communities who are on track to graduate but are at-risk of not completing due to financial emergency or unpaid school bill.  Students can apply now for the Completing the Dream Scholarship at www.salliemae.com/landing/completing-the-dream.

For official Sallie Mae scholarship rules, visit www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities

Soroptimist Club of Des Moines is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a woman who is head of her household , is in financial need and has gone back to school to enhance her opportunities for herself and her family.  The winner will go on for further award consideration in our Region area.  The application is an ONLINE process that is overseen by the "parent group, Soroptimist International of the Americas, located in Philadelphia.  The process starts at www.soroptimist.org