DMACC and Other Scholarship Opportunities

​When looking at any scholarship, pay close attention to any application deadlines so you don't miss out on potential funding opportunities.

Outside Scholarships

Scholarships are offered by public and private agencies, organizations, colleges, and universities. Recipients are selected based on scholastic aptitude, essay, and financial need. Minimum or maximum awards vary. Scholarships are gift aid and do not need to be paid back. When applying for a scholarship, pay close attention to any application deadline so you don't miss out on potential funding opportunities. All scholarship information can be found here.

DMACC Foundation Scholarships

Every year the DMACC Foundation receives many generous gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. These fundraising efforts combined with earnings from the Foundation's investments provide student scholarships to hundreds of students annually. One application​ lets students apply for all available Foundation scholarships. Information on how to apply, deadlines, and who is eligible can be found on our Foundation scholarship website.

Prairie Trail Scholarship

Scholarship awards are available to students who reside in the Prairie Trail Development. Selected recipients will be eligible for a maximum lifetime award of $10,000. Preference will be given to students who choose an educational institution based in Iowa.
Prairie Trail scholarship website


DMACC Honors Program

Designed for students with high academic standards to expand their boundaries. Admittance into the DMACC Honors Program comes with opportunity to received merit-based Honors tuition awards. More information on the DMACC Honors program can be found here.


NEW Last-Dollar Scholarship

Covers any tuition and fee gaps not covered by federal and state grants/scholarships for eligible Iowa residents enrolled in targeted, high-demand career and technical programs.  Last-Dollar Scholarship Website



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Adair County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

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American Red Cross – Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship

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Dallas County Hospital Foundation Scholarship

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Got a Spine

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

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Iowa PTA Scholarships

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Louise Rosenfeld Memorial Educational Grant

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Mary E. Wood Scholarship

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Military Scholarships

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NURSE Corps Scholarship

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