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Herman Sani Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Golf Association
1605 N. Ankeny Boulevard
Suite 210
Ankeny, IA 50023
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior with a background in golf. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and leadership qualities. Selection is not based on golf accomplishments or abilities.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 14
How to apply: Applications are available online and include a personal essay, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript.
Website: http://www.iowagolf.org

AFS Twin City Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Foundry Educational Foundation
1695 North Penny Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Minnesota, western Wisconsin or northern Iowa. Preference will be given to students who are completing coursework in a foundry-related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 4
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.fefinc.org

All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa College Student Aid Commission
200 10th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Awards may only be used at eligible Iowa institutions. Selection is based on class rank and standardized test scores.

Amount: Up to $7,824
Deadline: March 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be residents of Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $1,275
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Casey's General Stores Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in agriculture and have plans to work in agriculture or agribusiness. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa or Nebraska. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
Sponsor: Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association
P.O. Box 696
West Branch, IA 52358
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors in an Iowa high school or be homeschooled. Students must submit a project proposal and two letters of recommendation. Recipients must attend a weekend program during the summer and are expected to complete the proposed project. Grades, essays and test scores are not considered.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.hooverassociation.org

ICCA Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa Cheerleading Coaches' Association
Attn.: JoEllen Wesselmann
P.O. Box 148
Van Meter, IA 50261
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior and have a coach who is a current member of the Iowa Cheerleading Coaches' Association. Students must also have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online and include the basic application, the one page essay, activity listing, cheerleading coach letter of recommendation, additional letter of recommendation and letter from high school counselor verifying grade point average.
Website: http://www.iowacheercoaches.org/Scholarships.htm

Iowa Grants
Sponsor: Iowa College Student Aid Commission
200 10th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll at least part-time in an undergraduate program at eligible Iowa colleges, universities and community colleges and be U.S. citizens. Selection is based on need, with priority given to the neediest applicants.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: As soon as possible after January 1
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.org

Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a major in one of the following fields: agronomy, plant breeding and genetics, economics, finance, pulp and paper technology, transportation, crop science, plant science or agricultural business management. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Preference is given to applicants with a specific interest in transportation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Iowa Newspaper Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa Newspaper Association
319 E 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who are high school seniors or current college students and must attend an in-state college or university. Students must plan to work in the newspaper industry in Iowa upon completion of their degrees.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: February 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of reference, personal statement and two writing samples are required.
Website: http://www.inanews.com

Iowa Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Iowa
720 Lyon Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: Up to $18,000
Deadline: February 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ialegion.org

Iowa Physician Assistant Society Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Physician Assistant Society
525 SW 5th Street
Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an approved Physician Assistant (PA) degree program at a postsecondary institution located in Iowa. They must have had an outstanding undergraduate academic record, strong leadership skills and a well-developed knowledge of the role of the professional physician assistant. Selection is based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership ability, commitment to the field of physician assisting, extracurricular activities and professional awareness.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and personal statement are required.
Website: http://www.iapasociety.org

Iowa Pork Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Pork Producers Association
1636 NW 114th Street
P.O. Box 71009
Clive, IA 50325
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who are enrolled at or who plan to enroll at a two-year or four-year postsecondary institution located in Iowa. They must be majoring in or have plans to major in an agriculture-related undergraduate program that focuses on swine production. They must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.
Website: http://www.iowapork.org

Iowa Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Iowa Arts Council
600 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents and graduating high school seniors and show proven artistic ability in dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts or visual arts. Students must be accepted full-time to an accredited Iowa college or university and must major in one of the aforementioned areas.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.
Website: http://www.iowaartscouncil.org

Iowa Thespian Chapter Board Senior Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa Thespian Chapter
604 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa high school seniors and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in arts-related classes. Students must be members of the International Thespian Society in good standing. Applicants must plan to major or minor in theatre, film, radio and television, broadcasting, music or dance. Applicants must also perform an audition at the Iowa Thespian Festival in the performance, technical or theatre educator category.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 2
How to apply: Applications are available from the Iowa Thespian Society. An application form and resume are required.
Website: http://www.iowathespians.org

Iowa Tuition Grants
Sponsor: Iowa College Student Aid Commission
200 10th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll at least part-time in an eligible Iowa college or university and demonstrate financial need. Priority is given to the neediest applicants.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.org

Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grants
Sponsor: Iowa College Student Aid Commission
200 10th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a career education or option course of at least 12 weeks duration at an Iowa area community college and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Amount: Up to $1,200
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.org

ISAA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Iowa State Archery Association
1425 Plymouth Road
Mason City, IA 50401
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior, have obtained a GED or be a full-time college student. The student must have been an active member of ISAA for at least two years. Selection is based on participation in ISAA activities, academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and the reference letters.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.isaaproam.com

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Maschhoffs Inc. Pork Industry Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement
Winner's Circle Scholarships
c/o SGI
30805 595th Avenue
Cambridge, IA 50046
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who are active in 4-H or Future Farmers of America (FFA). They must be planning to attend an Iowa postsecondary institution full-time at the undergraduate level beginning in the fall of the application year. They must have experience in swine projects and activities. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work in the pork industry after graduation. Selection is based on academic merit, awards and recognitions, agricultural projects and professional plans.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.iowastatefair.org

Masonic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. and A.M.
Scholarship Selection Committee
P.O. Box 279
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-0279
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary education in any state at an institution which provides a two-year or four-year college program or vocational training. They do not need to have a Masonic connection. Selection is based on academic record, communication skills and financial need, but the most important is service to school and community with an emphasis on leadership roles. Finalists will be asked to appear before the committee for personal interviews.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online or from guidance departments at Iowa public high schools.
Website: http://www.gl-iowa.org

Mellinger Scholarships
Sponsor: Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation Inc.
1025 E. Broadway
P.O. Box 770
Monmouth, IL 61462
Eligibility: Applicants must live in Western Illinois or Eastern Iowa, submit the FAFSA form and demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited university. Awards are based on academic achievement. Part-time students are also eligible for scholarships, and loans are also available to graduate students.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available by mail or online. Application forms are only available from February 1 to May 1 each year.
Website: http://www.mellinger.org

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MFA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MFA Incorporated
201 Ray Young Drive
Columbia, MO 65201
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who live in an area where a sponsoring MFA agency is located. They must have plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university no later than September 1 of the application year. Selection is based on character, extracurricular activities and financial need.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's high school counselor. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mfa-inc.com

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Group Management Association
104 Inverness Terrace East
Englewood, CO 80112
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They must be residents of one of the MGMA Midwest Section states, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mgma.com

National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 25486
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486
Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

Amount: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ndtascottstlouis.org

Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be residents and attend school in the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska) and be undergraduate or graduate students in electronics, communications or another related field.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

PHD ARA Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) and be studying journalism, computer science or electronic engineering. Applicants may also be the children of deceased amateur radio operators.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Ray, NRP and Katie, WKTE Pautz Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility: Applicants must be ARRL members with a General Class or higher Amateur Radio License. They must be residents of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska and should major in electronics, computer science or a related field at a four-year institution.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Robert D. Blue Scholarship
Sponsor: Treasurer of State
Capitol Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who plan to attend an Iowa institution of higher learning the following school year. They may be high school seniors or current college students. An essay and two references are required.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rdblue.org

Robert M. Voorhees/Standard Golf Company Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association
Iowa Turfgrass Office
17017 US Highway 69
Ames, IA 50010
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association (GCSA). They must be Iowa residents or must be non-residents of Iowa who are enrolled at a postsecondary institution located in Iowa. They must be studying turfgrass management or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.iowagcsa.org

Russ Brannen/KENT FEEDS Memorial Beef Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement
Winner's Circle Scholarships
c/o SGI
30805 595th Avenue
Cambridge, IA 50046
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen at an Iowa four-year college or university. They must have been actively involved in FFA beef cattle projects. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in cattle showmanship contest and expositions. Selection is based on livestock project participation, academic merit and leadership.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, extracurricular activities list and personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.iowastatefair.org

Schlutz Family Beef Breeding Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement
Winner's Circle Scholarships
c/o SGI
30805 595th Avenue
Cambridge, IA 50046
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising undergraduate freshmen at an Iowa postsecondary institution. They must have experience in beef projects and activities. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest in continuing an involvement in the beef cattle industry after graduation from college. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.iowastatefair.org

Swine Industry Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement
Winner's Circle Scholarships
c/o SGI
30805 595th Avenue
Cambridge, IA 50046
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa entering undergraduate freshmen. They must have a history of involvement in 4-H or FFA, with experience in swine projects. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.iowastatefair.org

Timmins, Kroll & Jacobsen Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement
Winner's Circle Scholarships
c/o SGI
30805 595th Avenue
Cambridge, IA 50046
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents, be incoming freshmen at an Iowa college or university and have experience in 4-H and/or FFA livestock projects. They must have plans to major in animal science, agriculture or a related subject. Preference will be given to applicants from Polk County. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.iowastatefair.org

Vincent L. Hawkinson Scholarship for Peace and Justice
Sponsor: Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation for Peace and Justice
324 Harvard Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Eligibility: Applicants must advocate peace, reside in or attend school in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin and attend an interview in Minneapolis and the fall awards ceremony.

Amount: $4,000-$5,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope, by email or online.
Website: http://www.hawkinsonfoundation.org