Proteus serves Iowa’s immigrants, minority, and low-income populations to make their dream of a brighter tomorrow a reality by helping them overcome language and cultural barriers in order to better provide for their families.

If you have been employed in agriculture in the past two years:

  • Bailing Hay
  • Combining
  • Poultry Farming
  • Raising Livestock
  • Detasseling Corn
  • Picking Fruit
  • Shearing Sheep
  • Walking Beans
  • Planting Crops
  • Sod Farming
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Other Farming jobs

You could qualify for the following financial assistance:

  • Earn $5 per classroom hour
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition assistance
  • Assistance with tools / uniforms / supplies
  • Monthly commodities
  • Help with minor car repairs

Learn more about Proteus

Contact Information

Financial Aid

Hawkeye Center 118
800-670-4769 ext.4020
319-209-9239 (text only)
319-296-4495 (fax)
Email Financial Aid

Regular Hours — Fall 2022

Mon–Friday 8:00am–4:30pm

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