NICC Scholarships

To apply for any of the scholarships listed, complete the official NICC Scholarship application and submit to the Financial Aid Office by the posted deadline. First-time student awards are indicated with the * symbol. Deadline for spring awards is November 1, 2015.

View scholarships by the following categories:

All Programs
Agriculture and Animal Science
Auto Tech, Mechanics and Transportation
Business, Communication and Marketing
Education, Human and Public Services
Health Sciences
STEM, Manufacturing and Construction
Other Awards

All Programs of Study

  • American Legion of Iowa Foundation Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Veteran or family member of veteran

  • Bushman Insurance & Real Estate, Inc. Scholarship* - Peosta, Dubuque Center, Manchester Center
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher; preference given to customers of Bushman Insurance

  • Dan Barton Family Scholarship*
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Resident of the NICC district

  • Darwin & Barbara Schrage Scholarship*
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Resident of the NICC district

  • Dubuque Bank & Trust Endowed Scholarship*

  • Dupaco Community Credit Union Scholarship* - Peosta, Dubuque Center, Manchester Center
    Requirement: Preference given to Dupaco Community Credit Union Members
  • DuTrac Community Credit Union Scholarship* - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
  • Ed Adrian Memorial Scholarship* - Calmar
    Requirements: GPA of 2.75 or higher; documented disability

  • Heritage Scholarship* - Calmar
    Requirements: First generation student, latina or latino, from the Postville area

  • J & J Vending Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • John and Mabel Heinen Family Endowment* - Peosta
  • Mark and Vicki Donhowe Endowment*

  • Mavis G. Young Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Unemployed, lost source of financial support or worked in the home

  • McKesson Corporation Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher and plans to transfer to a local four-year college

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Boards Scholarship*
    Requirements: High school graduate; GPA of 2.5 or higher; resident of Iowa

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Community Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Resident of the NICC district

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Foundation Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Insurance Advisory Committee Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirements: GPA of 3.0 or higher; resident of Iowa and NICC district

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Memorial Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher; resident of Iowa

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Opportunity Award*
    Requirement: High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma (HSED)

  • Northeast Iowa Community College Staff Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Norma Denlinger/DRA Community Scholarship* - Peosta

  • Pepsi Cola Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status:  Completed first semester
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Prudential Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Preference given to a non-traditional student

  • Ron and Penny Wills Scholarship*
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher; preference to non-traditional student, displaced worker or single parent

  • Sim Suy Gek Memorial Scholarship*
    Requirement: High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma (HSED)

  • Steven James Bruening Memorial Scholarship*
    Requirement: Preference given to Bruening Rock Products, Inc. employees and children

  • Student Veterans Club Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirements: GPA of 2.0 or higher and eligible to receive VA educational benefits or show documentation that they were once eligible

  • Waukon Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank Award - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Resident of the Waukon, Iowa, area

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Agriculture & Animal Science

Agriculture

  • Classic Tractors of Northeast Iowa, Inc. - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirement: GPA of 2.0 or higher; resident of Fayette, Clayton, Winneshiek or Allamakee County

  • K. and L. Green Agriculture Scholarship* - Calmar
    Requirement: Resident of Clayton or Fayette County

  • Lynch Livestock Agriculture Scholarship* - Calmar
    Requirement: GPA 3.0 or higher

  • Norby Distributing Scholarship
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher; resident of Manchester, West Union, Elkader or Decorah

Ag Business

  • Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship* - Calmar
    Requirement: Resident of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wyoming

Dairy Science

  • Jim Hosch Memorial Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed two semesters
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Kent & Beverly Lehs Dairy Scholarship* - Calmar
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher

Dairy Science Technology

  • George R. and Elizabeth F. Shearer Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: Resident of Delaware County

  • Kregel Family Dairy Science Award - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

  • Shull/Denson Memorial Award - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

  • John and Roberts Rodecap Endowed Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher

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Auto Tech, Mechanics and Transportation

  • Matthew Kelley Automotive Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

  • Robert A. Klimesh Family Memorial Automotive Award* - Calmar

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Business, Communication and Marketing

Business and Accounting

  • Express Employment Professionals Scholarship* - Peosta

  • Thomas C. Beadle - Mathis Pfohl Foundation Scholarship* - Peosta
  • Tim Hall Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
  • William "Bill" Wermers Memorial Scholarship* - Calmar

  • Willis and Patricia Hansen Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher; preference given to a resident of Chickasaw County

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Education, Human and Public Services

Cosmetology

  • Blanche J. Hendren Cosmetology Award - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

Early Childhood Education

  • Karen E. Bolson Memorial Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirements: Preference given to a Decorah High School senior or resident of Winneshiek County

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Health Sciences

Dental Assisting

  • Dr. Bruce R. Meyer Memorial Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

Nursing

  • Donna R. Jesser Nursing Award* - Calmar

  • Edith L. Willer Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year

  • Kathy Healy Memorial Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

  • Maryls Seitz Memorial Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirements: GPA of 3.0 or higher; preference to resident of the MFL-Mar Mac School District

  • Mary Lux Memorial Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher; non-traditional student

  • Mercy School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirement: GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • Sherman Oyen Endowed Scholarship - Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

  • Sister Rosalie Whalen Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Peosta
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Virginia Heim Memorial Nursing Award - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year

Respiratory Care

  • Scott Sieverding Memorial Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirement: GPA of 2.75 or higher

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STEM, Advanced Manufacturing and Construction Technology

Building Materials Management

  • Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. Scholarship*
    Requirements: GPA or 2.75 or higher and resident of Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. service area

Electronic Technology

  • Alliance Pipeline Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year

Gas Utility, Construction and Service

  • Alliant Energy Scholarship*

  • American Gas Association Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester
    Requirements: GPA of 2.8 or higher

  • Improving Life with Energy: Black Hills Energy Scholarship* - Peosta
    Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or higher; ranked in top 50% of high school graduating class; family is a current customer of Black Hills Energy.

 Industrial Electrician

  • Oliver Merrill Memorial Scholarship -  Calmar
    Enrollment Status: Completed first year
    Requirement: GPA of 3.0 or higher

Industrial Technology

  • Bear Creek Archaeology Scholarship* - Calmar

  • Jim Oberle Industrial Technology Scholarship*
    Requirement: Preference given to a female student

Welding, CNC, Electronics or Diesel Mechanic

  • John Deere Foundation Industrial Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

Welding

  • Gene "Deeder" Bauer Memorial Scholarship - Peosta
    Enrollment Status: Completed first semester


  • Enrollment Status: Completed first semester

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Dollars for Scholars Matching Funds

NICC will provide a one-time match, dollar for dollar, up to $150 of your local Dollars for Scholars Award. In order to receive the match, students must meet two requirements:

  • Completion of scholarship and award application
  • Successful completion of first semester at NICC prior to matching fund being awarded

The annual funding for this program is limited and is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to contact the Financial Aid Office early.

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Contact Us

Financial Aid Office, Calmar
Student Center 167
800.728.2256, ext. 230 or 236
Hours: M-F, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Financial Aid Office, Peosta
Main Building 215
800.728.7367, ext. 219 or 220
Hours: M-F, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.