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  • POP Program

    Agency: Center for People in Need

    Helps low-income single parents pursue higher education and receive 45 free credit hours at Southeast Community College.  


  • Education Services

    Agency: United Negro College Fund, INC (UNCF)

    Serves as a resource for students considering higher education at an historically black institution. Scholarship opportunities are available for those that qualify.


  • Education Services - Ankeny

    Agency: Iowa College Access Network

    Offers help with career planning, college selection assistance, help filling out the FAFSA, award letter review and college access issues. Locations in  Ankeny, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Coralville, Davenport, Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Orange City and Waterloo.
     


  • High School Scholarships

    Agency: Kiwanis Club of Bettendorf

    Scholarships are awarded to a graduating senior who resides in either the Bettendorf or Pleasant Valley School District (regardless of where they attend) and who will be entering college or vocational school in the fall. The award’s criterion is primarily based on leadership and community involvement. Although the awards are always subject to chang...


  • Literacy Funding and Scholarships

    Agency: Bi-State Literacy Council

    Volunteer literacy council representing education, libraries, business, government, human services, and interested individuals.  

    Provides monetary awards to area literacy programs.  Accepts applications for grants to literacy program providers twice a year.  Deadline for applications is March 31 and October 31 each year.  Grant maximum ...


  • Education Services

    Agency: Creighton University

    GED (General Education Development) and ABE (Adult Basic Education) classes for those seeking to obtain their high school equivalency diploma.

    ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are 'open entry' throughout the year, providing instruction in English speaking, reading, writing, and listening for adults who range in ability from abs...


  • Education Services

    Agency: Iowa New Choices/Help for Economically Disadvantaged Students

    Iowa New Choices/Help for Economically Disadvantaged Students promotes personal, academic, and career growth through a variety of services: Carer Assessment and Counseling, academic, pre-enrollment and financial aid counseling, pre-employment counseling, referral to appropriate supportive agencies, and financial assistance for child care and transp...


  • Higher Education and Vocational Training Support

    Agency: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

    Provides funding for tuition, books, and fees for students attending full or part-time anywhere in the United States.  Funding is need based.  GPA requirement is 2.0.  Graduate and post-graduate support is considered for full or part-time students for a maximum of four semesters, and the GPA requirement must be met as specified by the program of st...


  • Mentoring and Scholarship Program

    Agency: Partnership 4 Kids

    Offers mentoring, goal achievement and college-bound programming to youth from Omaha’s under-resourced communities, providing these students with a continuum of support from pre-kindergarten to careers.


  • Education Services

    Agency: Des Moines Women's Club

    Des Moines Women's Club offers scholarships for high school seniors, college students and graduate-level students. Applicants must be legal residents of, or full-time registered students in Polk, Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Story or Warren County. 


  • Education Services -Hiawatha

    Agency: Iowa College Access Network

    Offers help with career planning, college selection assistance, help filling out the FAFSA, award letter review and other college access issues.


  • College Scholarships

    Agency: YouthHope

    Scholarships to help low-income youth go to college or trade school each year.


  • Arts and Culture Services

    Agency: Iowa Arts Council

    IOWA ARTS COUNCIL sponsors art and cultural programs and services which are available to community groups, institutions, schools, individuals, and organizations, as well as an arts newsletter. Program directories and rosters available to the general public. Federal and state funds awarded as grants for a variety of arts, cultural and educational pr...


  • Education Services

    Agency: Western Nebraska Community College

    Community college.

    GED preparation and testing.

    ESL - English as a Second language classes.

    Adult basic education, including literacy, job seeking, and life skills education.

    Citizenship preparation.

    Tutors available in various locations in the Panhandle.

    Single parent / displaced ho...


  • Education 2 Employment

    Agency: Iowa Western Community College

    Free short-term career training program for Iowa residents who are unemployed and underemployed needing gainful employment.  Financial assistance may include program tuition and books, required fees, materials and other services. The program provides resources to Iowa residents who would otherwise not be able to afford career training.


  • Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children

    Agency: Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children

    IOWA ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN’S vision is that all young children thrive and learn in a society dedicated to ensuring they reach their full potential.  Our mission is to promote high quality early learning for all children birth through age eight by connecting practice, policy and research and advance a diverse dynamic early ...


  • Education and Training Voucher Program

    Agency: Central Plains Center for Services

    Education and Training Voucher Program (ETV) provides financial and emotional support for current and former state ward youth to attend college.  Youth are eligible if they have graduated from high school or obtained a GED and meet one of the following criteria:
    1. Are a state or tribal ward who is age 17 or older;
    2. Were in the State or...


  • Partnership for Youth Development

    Agency: Nebraska Department of Labor

    Intensive case management program for out of school individuals ages 14-24 with employment barriers.

    Provides the following:
    -Employment guidance and counseling through career exploration and job readiness training
    -Assistance with vocational or educational placement
    -Paid work experience, summer employment, and on-the-job...


  • Art Classes and Youth Scholarships

    Agency: LUX Center for the Arts

    Art classes in painting, drawing, clay, mixed media, and more. Classes take place on Saturdays in four-week long sessions. Youth ages 5-8, 9-12, and 13-16 can be registered. 


  • Food Assistance Employment and Training Program

    Agency: Iowa Department of Human Services

    FAET program assists with short-term job training, GED/HiSET and job certification costs. It pays up to $2,500 for education or training and $50-$100 transportation assistance. Applicants must not be on FIP and must be receiving food stamps. Participating Counties/Community Colleges and main contacts for this program listed below. 

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