Iowa Scholarships

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

Funded by the BNSF Railway Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited four-year college in the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, sales, and marketing or finance.

MARC Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation for students in particular states to help them ease the financial burden of their education.

Rose Acre Farms Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students studying select areas of agriculture, animal/food or poultry science, nutrition, agricultural business/food service or livestock management, breeding, genetics, pathology, food packaging or food technology.

Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship

In line with the said pillars, ARRL is pleased to award Paul and Helen L. Grauer scholarship with the amount of $1,000 to one student of Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) who has successfully demonstrated academic achievements, financial needs, active community involvements and interest in amateur radio.

ARRL PHD Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation Inc. The Association was created in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim for radio amateurs. However this one differs in that the candidate may study journalism or electronic engineering and may not necessarily be a licensed radio amateur but may also be a child of a deceased radio amateur.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers students enrolled in ABET (link is external) or ACCE (link is external)-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs undergraduate and graduate level scholarships.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Iowa

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Customer service representatives Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer Business operations specialists
Salary: $27335 $31735 $50485
# of Open Positions: 19370 17620 10560
Competition*: 1.3 1.8 1.6

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates Actuaries Veterinarians
Salary: $90810 $75370 $71585
# of Open Positions: 130 290 440
Competition*: 1.4 3.4 1.6
Job Title: Financial examiners Managers Medical and health services managers
Salary: $66010 $65505 $64923
# of Open Positions: 290 2960 240
Competition*: 2.1 1.3 1.6

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Iowa Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Office clerks, general
Salary: $22431 $15873 $23577
# of Open Positions: 32780 23690 21750
Competition*: 1.1 1 1.1

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives General and operations managers Lawyers
Salary: $126075 $87883 $83095
# of Open Positions: 2140 8400 2190
Competition*: 1 0.7 0.6
Job Title: Financial managers Managers Medical and health services managers
Salary: $81395 $65505 $64923
# of Open Positions: 3700 2960 2420
Competition*: 1.1 1.3 1.6

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Iowa table above, which shows where jobs in Iowa are unusually common compared to other states, the Iowa Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.