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Scholarship Opportunities

Please note that deadlines and links to scholarships will be updated to reflect the 2024 dates when current information from donors are received. 
Moravia Listing of Scholarships by Month
Important: If having trouble accessing linked documents, please email All completed applications should be submitted as PDFs if possible! 

Local Scholarships

Appanoose County Farm Bureau

Two graduating seniors will receive $250 with one selected to the state scholarship of $2,500, renewable for four years. Deadline: January 31st, 2024

Community First Credit Union

Awarded to an active Community First Credit Union member that meets academic requirements. One award of $2,000 will be given per branch. Deadline- February 14th, 2024.

Teammates Scholarship

Awarded to an active Teammates mentee during junior and senior years of school who demonstrates commitment and plan to attend a post-secondary institution. Deadline- February 15th, 2024.


Shelter Insurance Foundation Agents' Scholarship

The local branch of Shelter Insurance will be awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a graduate in the Appanoose county region who is attending an accredited college, university, or trade school  in the fall of 2024. Deadline: February 15th, 2024

Monroe County Cattlemen Scholarship

Open to any student that is involved in Monroe County agricultural activities and the individual and/or family must be a member of the Monroe County Cattlemen's Association with paid dues on file from the previous year or is currently purchasing a 3 year, new membership. 

Deadline: February 12th, 2024

Alliant Energy Scholarship

Eligibility: Be a dependent of a current customer of an Alliant Energy utility subsidiary (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light), or be a current customer themselves, GPA of 2.5 with community service leadership activities, Plan to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational/technical school located within the Alliant Energy service territory. Note: Alliant Energy awards school-specific scholarships, as well. Deadline: February 15th, 2024

Local Ruritan Scholarship

Ruritan is a civic service organization with the purpose of creating a better understanding between people.  Through volunteer community service, Ruritan makes America's communities a better place to live and work.  The mission of Ruritan is Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service. Deadline: March 8th, 2024 

Appanoose Family Alliance/Community Partnerships for Protecting Children

Appanoose Family Alliance is offering a Scholarship to a graduating high school senior in Appanoose County. Deadline: March 22nd, 2024 by 5 pm

Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative Scholarships

CVEC is offering 5 scholarships, totaling $5,500 to graduating high school students this May. 

•    Four $1,000 individual scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in any field of study. 
•    One $1,500 individual scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited electrical lineworker program or pursue a post-secondary education in the electrical engineering field.

Deadline: March 29th, 2024
Scholarship Program Details     

Fillable PDF Application 

Liability Release 

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri

One applicant is chosen from each of the Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri branch locations (Centerville branch covers Centerville, Moulton-Udell, Moravia, and Seymour). The recipients will be chosen on academic achievement, community activities and leadership, and school activities and leadership, not financial need. Each recipient will receive a $500 scholarship upon completion of their first semester of further education. Deadline: March 19th, 2024

LCL Health Career Scholarship

High school seniors with 30 college credits upon graduation and seeking a career in healthcare. 

The online application will open on Feb 1st at

Deadline: March 31st, 2024 by 5 pm

Appanoose County Young Republican Scholarship

A Young Republican Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating High School Senior who exemplifies academic achievement and involvement in school, community and Republican activities. Deadline: April 1st, 2024

Appanoose County Foundation

Eligibility: graduating High School Senior residing in Appanoose County, Iowa, must have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average, and be entering a college, university, or approved technical school

Deadline: April 1st, 2024

Appanoose County Foundation: Lawrence & Velma Burkhart

Appanoose county graduate planning to attend a college, university or technical school pursuing an education in Natural Resources, Landscaping, Conservation, Forestry, or a closely related field (send an explanation detailing how your field relates to those listed above). 

Deadline: April 1st, 2024

PEO Chapters KA&D Scholarship

A local scholarship awarded to a graduation FEMALE senior residing in Appanoose County or a FEMALE student originally from Appanoose County who has completed one year of college. 

Deadline: Postmarked by April 1st, 2024

Centerville Young Professionals 

CYP will be awarding two $500 Scholarships to two students in Appanoose County school districts. This application is open to graduating seniors from Centerville High School, Moravia High School, and Moulton High School.  Deadline: April 1st, 2024

MercyOne Centerville Auxiliary Scholarships

Available to all Appanoose County seniors who pursuing licensed medical fields.

Deadline: April 5th, 2024

Moravia Community Scholarship

A local community scholarship. Deadline: April 9th, 2024

Lighthouse Church of Nazarene: Men's Ministry Scholarship

Write about yourself, your home and family interests, future educational and vocational plans, your reason(s) for completing this application and how you feel that being a Christian has affected your education. Include your need for financial assistance and why you should be selected to receive this scholarship. You do not have to attend this church to receive this award . Deadline: April 14th, 2024

Infinity Health Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship available to all Appanoose County seniors who pursuing a technical program or college in an accredited health care field. Deadline: April 15th, 2024

Mary Jo Hoff Scholarship

Awarded to a Moravia High School senior who will be attending a 4-year college or university. Applicants must be a US Citizen, have a 3.25 GPA, faced obstacles in life and demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA by March 1st. Deadline: April 15th, 2024

Humble Heroes Foundation Scholarship ($1,000)

Humble Heroes Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization founded to provide financial assistance and scholarships to Military Veterans and Families that have served honorably and humbly to our great country. Deadline: April 15th, 2024

McDanel's 3MC Charolais in Memory of Stuart McDanel

Awarded to a Moravia student who is pursuing training in an agriculture field of study and is a current member in good standing with the Moravia FFA Chapter Deadline: April 15th, 2024

Lockridge IHCC Building Trades Scholarship

Application for Lockridge, Inc. IHCC Building Trades Scholarship-- $1,000 per year – renewable each year – 2 years maximum Deadline: April 20th, 2024

Delta Kappa Gama International Alpha Rho Chapter

A $350 scholarship awarded to a graduating female from Appanoose or Wapello counties who is pursuing a degree in education. Deadline: April 26th, 2024

Appanoose County Soil &Water Conservation District

One-year renewable scholarship awarded to an Appanoose County Soil and Water Conservation District who is pursuing an education in conservation or agricultural fields. 

Deadline: April 26th, 2024

Stanley and Elaine Spencer Scholarship

A $500 scholarship awarded to a graduation senior who is a member of the Moravia FFA Chapter. Deadline: May 1st, 2024


State/Regional Scholarships 

Iowa College Aid

A website to provide assistance with scholarships/grants/student loans/FASFA and repayment programs.  A must see website for all college bound students.

Iowa FFA Scholarships 

Every year, scholarships are available to FFA members with various post-secondary and career interests. Opportunities will be posted here as they are made available. Deadline: Present- May 1st


Mediacom World Class Scholars Program

Consideration for recipients: academic achievement, leadership, school/community involvement, teacher reference. Deadline: January 31st, 2024 

Charles Nicolay Educational Foundation

Iowa senior or college student attending an Iowa institution for programs related to construction, architecture, engineering, or masonry field. Deadline: February 1st, 2024 

Grand Lodge of Iowa Masonic Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to a number of graduating Iowa high school seniors who exhibit the greatest potential to be not only of service to their communities in the future but also leaders in these communities.  An applicant’s academic record, communication skills, and need for financial assistance are also carefully considered as is an evaluation of the applicant by a school officials. Deadline: February 1st, 2024

Grand Lodge of Iowa MCEC Technical Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to a number of graduating Iowa high school seniors who plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College.  Deadline: February 1st, 2024

Warren A Morrow Memorial Scholarship

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.

Deadline - February 2nd, 2024 

MFA Foundation Scholarship

Consideration for recipients: an interest in agriculture or other fields that Benefit rural life, participation in leadership in school/church/community, reputation for good citizenship, and financial need, income or willingness to work. Deadline -February 15th, 2024 

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

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 16th, 2024 

Iowa 4-H Scholarships (multiple)

Iowa 4-H members are eligible to apply for 4-H scholarships if they meet individual scholarship requirements. 

Deadline - March1st, 2024 

Iowa State Rifle & Pistol Association

2-$1000 one-year scholarships on the basis of merit to selected high school seniors who
are currently enrolled in a team or club that is participating in Rifle -Pistol – Air Rifle or Shotgun competitions.

Deadline - March1st, 2024 

Iowa Automotive Dealers Association

We invest in the future of the motor vehicle sales and service industry by awarding scholarships to students pursuing careers in the automotive industry. We also develop programs and incentives with high schools, colleges, educational agencies, and the public to encourage the pursuit of automotive careers. 

Deadline: March 1st, 2024

Iowa United Methodist Foundation Scholarship

The Iowa United Methodist Foundation offers thousands of dollars in scholarships every year to students who demonstrate academic and community excellence. Deadline: March 1st, 2024

FFBC- LGBTQ+ and Allies Scholarship

FFBC awards annual scholarships to outstanding Iowa high seniors who advocate for inclusion, fight homophobia, and educate their schools and/or communities about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) issues. Academic excellence, extracurricular activities and community involvement also factor into the awards.

The scholarships are $3,000 each. The number of awards varies each year based on the number and quality of applicants and the funds available.

Deadline: March15th, 2024 @ 2024

ISL Education Lending Scholarship

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 45 $1,000 deposits into a College Savings Iowa 529 account. Register at 

Deadline:  March 29th, 2024

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge Scholarship

- Forty-five $1,000 awards: Deadline March 29th, 2024

- Ten $1,000 awards: Deadline April 30th, 2024

Iowa National Guard Service Scholarship

Click on the link and follow the detailed instructions.

Iowa Scholars

The purpose of this detailed listing is to help you plan your scholarship search throughout the year. Please find information below about scholarships for Iowa students. Some of the deadlines may be from prior years. Scholarship deadlines are cyclical, so even if a deadline has passed, the website will likely be updated for the 2022-23 cycle.

Iowa Scholarships

This website contains twelve Iowa Scholarship available to all high school students.  There is a total of over $55,000 worth of scholarships available.

National Scholarships

Student Scholarships has been providing scholarship information to students and scholarship management services to companies since 2003.

National FFA Scholarship Program

The National FFA Scholarship Program plus thousands of other agricultural opportunities. Search through the website and explore all of the possibilities.

Circled In Scholarship

The Circled In “No Sweat” Scholarship is a $2500 CASH scholarship you can use for any educational purpose, from books to summer camp. In just two steps, you’re in! Apply by signing-up for a Circled In account and then complete your portfolio.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship offers college scholarships of up to $40,000 for high school seniors nationwide who showcase leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.

The Hagan Scholarship

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, providing recipients with the opportunity to graduate college debt-free. The scholarship is worth up to $6,000 each semester.

The Horatio Alger Association

The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education.

JCI Senate Scholarship

Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Deadline: January 19th, 2024

Purdue Global Minority Scholarships

Dozens of scholarships are available for minorities in many different majors and fields of work. Some are targeted for specific minority groups, and some are available to all minorities. Various deadlines

College Specific Scholarships & Priority Deadlines


Central College

Coe College

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)

Ellsworth Community College 

Graceland University

Grandview University

Hawkeye Community College

Indian Hills Community College

Iowa School of Beauty

Iowa State University

Kirkwood Community College

Northwest Missouri State University 

Southeastern Community College

Simpson College 

Southwestern Community College

The University of Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa

Wartburg College 

William Penn University

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