Des Moines Municipal Schools

Scholarship Information

Scholarships with deadlines in :January - FebruaryMarch - AprilMay - June November - December

Scholarship Contact Information To Qualify Deadline

Daniels Fund


Visit website for more information.

Nov. 30 2011

Elks National Foundation
Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Nearest College and Career Center, or your nearest Elks Lodge.

Male and female students compete separately for identical awards. To be eligible, you need to be a high school senior and a US Citizen. Selection is based on a point system which includes academic achievement, leadership, extra-curricular activities and financial need.

Nov. 2

Purina Mills Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Scholarship Program

PO Box 7515
Albquerque NM 87194 or 505/247-0584
For application go to:

Must be a member of the New Mexico Cattle Grower’s Association Junior Cattle Growers or a child of an Association member. Must be a high school Senior or college Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in good academic standing.

Nov. 1

Stanley E. Jackson Scholarship

The Foundation for Exceptional Children
1920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 22091
(888) CEC-SPED
Fax: (703) 264-9494

Disabled, minority students who are gifted in general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creativity, visual or performing arts, full-time college student, complete application

Nov. 1

The Women and Minority Engineering Program

University of Californi, Irvine
111 Eng. & Computing Trailer
Irvine CA 92967-2750
(949) 824-5011

Open to undergraduate minority and female students focusing in engineering.

Nov. 1

Minority Science Program

University of California, Irvine
Luis Mota-Bravo
423 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine CA 92697-1024 (949) 824-6463

Contact for details on eligibility and award information.

Nov. 1

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program; Veterans of Foreign Wars

Gordon Thorson, Director
VFW National Headquarters
406 W. 34th St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 756-3390

U.S. high school students in grades 9-12. Students must submit a 3-5 minute essay for local competition. Selected candidates compete on state and national levels. Contact your high school counselor or local VFW Post.

Nov. 15

Upward Bound Program, U.S. Dept. of Education

1990 Kay St., N. West 7000
Washinton , D.C.
(202) 502-7600

High school students who would be first generation college students and/or from low-income families.

Contact for details.


AXA Achievement Scholarship

AXA Achievement Scholarship, sponsored by the AXA Foundation in association with U.S. News & World Report Application and Info:

High school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents and must have demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by an outstanding achievement in a school, community, or workplace activity.

Dec 15

Alvin Cox Memorial


Student attending college or university.

Dec. 30

SAE Engineering Scholarship Program

Students are encouraged to retrieve the application and information on-line at:

Any high school senior and US citizen planning to earn a degree in engineering or a related science (Examples include: math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science) may apply. Awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 and selection is
based on GPA, and SAT scores.

Dec. 1

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

For more details and to download an application visit:

Available to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizen; judged on leadership an financial need. Applications delivered to lodge nearest applicant.

Dec. 1