Student Scholarship Opportunities

Centerville High School Scholarship Opportunities

Once new applications and deadlines have been announced – they will be added below.

**Please note that some scholarships may not be available from year to year.**

  • ICAN Scholarship Database 
    • Various Deadlines 
  • Super20 Program 
    • SUPER 20 is a high school leadership program that helps underrepresented students find their purpose in their college and career paths. It provides the resources, support, and coaching to help motivated college-bound high school students reach their true potential.
    • Deadline: December 15, 2020
  • Iowa School Counselor Association High School Senior Scholarship 
    • Requirements: 
      • For 12th grade students attending a high school in Iowa
      • Applicants must submit a 250 word (maximum) essay about a school counselor who made a difference during their K-12 career
      • The winner will be announced during National School Counseling Week.
      • Questions? Please reach out to
    • Deadline: January 8, 2021
  • National FFA Collegiate Scholarships 
    • 2021 Catalog 
    • Deadline: January 14, 2021 // Online supplement forms: January 21, 2021
  • Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M. Masonic Scholarship
  • 2021 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship – Sponsored by Iowa Credit Union 
    • For more information – please click here
      • Entrants must have an account established in his or her own name and be a “member in good standing” at a credit union that is a member or associate member of the Iowa Credit Union League.
      • The high school scholarship is open to any high school senior with a projected graduation year of 2021.
      • The post-high school scholarship is open to any adult student who is entering or attending an accredited undergraduate, graduate or vocational program.
      • Only one entry per applicant. More than one entry will result in disqualification.
    • Deadline: February 5, 2021
  • The Iowa Newspaper Foundation
    • The Iowa Newspaper Foundation is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to champion the quality and future of Iowa’s newspaper enterprises and the communities they serve. One avenue by which we fulfill that mission is providing scholarships to students pursuing college degrees leading to careers in the newspaper industry.
      • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record, demonstrated talent and desire to work for an Iowa newspaper or locale as listed in the scholarship descriptions. Some consideration will be given to financial need. Most awards are limited to students attending Iowa colleges, universities and community colleges; see scholarship descriptions for details.
    • Deadline: February 12, 2021
  • Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program 
    • Deadline – TBA 
  • Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge Senior Scholarship
    • To qualify for the scholarship, students must:
      • Register online Oct. 19, 2020–Feb. 26, 2021.
      • Complete two online financial literacy tutorials and a related online assessment created by Iowa Student Loan.
  • Centerville High School Foundation Scholarship 
    • Must be a CHS senior
    • **Make sure you download the application to your own computer to edit the document 
    • Deadline – March 31, 2021
  • 2021 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship
    • Applicant must be a: 
      • High school junior or seniors for the 2020-2021 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa
        Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest, Iowa Games NASP, etc) are eligible for this
    • Deadline: April 5, 2021

College Specific Scholarships

These are example scholarship and financial aid websites for different colleges around the state of Iowa. All universities and colleges will have a website similar to these examples. These colleges are our most popular amongst the senior class. 

Central College

Coe College

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)

Grandview University

Hawkeye Community College

Indian Hills Community College

Iowa School of Beauty

Iowa State University

Kirkwood Community College

Southeastern Community College

The University of Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa

William Penn University

National Scholarships