Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship

The Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship is intended to cover tuition for students in programs that lead to high-demand jobs in Iowa. If other state and federal programs do not cover the entire cost of tuition for a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or associate degree, the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship will fill the gap and pays up to 100% of tuition.

Eligibility

The Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship is available to:

  • New high school graduates who enroll in a qualified program of study full-time for the fall immediately following high school graduation.

  • Adult learners (age 20 and older) who enroll in a qualified program of study full-time or part-time with a minimum of 6 credits.

All students must file the FAFSA, attend orientation, meet with an advisor, remain continuously enrolled, make satisfactory academic progress, and meet ongoing requirements.

Students can receive the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship for up to five full-time semesters or eight part-time semesters.

Eligible High Demand Hawkeye Community College Programs for 2019-2020

Pre-programs are not eligible for the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship.

Additional programs may be added to this list at a later date. The eligible programs list is based on job demand, and is subject to change year to year. Students in programs removed from this list will still be eligible for the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship until they complete their credentials or leave the college, as long as they continue to meet all other eligibility criteria.

To Apply

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  2. Enroll in an eligible high demand program. Get started by completing an Admissions Application and applying to a high demand program.

Priority deadline to apply for the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship is August 1.

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