The following are scholarship opportunities for DMACC WET students.
DMACC Water and Wastewater Scholarship Fund
A $1000 scholarship is provided to all incoming Water Environmental Technology students at DMACC, awarded when the student successfully starts in the program. This scholarship is the result of the generous donations made to the DMACC Foundation from several industry groups that support the program. Funds are raised at an annual
Shrimp & Bingo fundraising event. The scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year to students in good standing in the program.
Iowa Rural Water Association Scholarship
Deadline: 2019 deadline was April 3, 2019; check back after February 2020 for updates.
This scholarship is open to the Iowa Rural Water Associations members’ children to help defray the costs of tuition, fees, books, and/or room and board. The number of scholarships awarded and the amount of each scholarship will be based upon the number of applicants and amount of funds in the trust for the school year.
More information about the scholarship.
Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship
Deadline: 2019 deadline was February 28; check back in January 2020 for updates.
Up to $7,000 per year, renewable. Applicants must be an honorably discharged veteran of US military, or the spouse of a disabled veteran, and enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.5 GPA. To learn more and apply, see attached flyer and visit:
DMACC Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Spring 2020: November 1, 2019 at 4 p.m.; Summer 2020: April 3, 2020 at 4 p.m.; Fall 2020: May 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Awards vary from $250 - $1,500 per year for part-time and full-time students in good standing. These awards are made possible by generous donations from DMACC Board members, DMACC faculty and staff, area businesses, service organizations and many other friends of DMACC.
More information about applying each semester.
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Private ScholarshipsFederal and state awards aren’t the only sources of free financial aid for students. Other places to look:
- Corporations: Some offer scholarships to children of employees.
- School networks: Check with your high school counselor for graduating students or check with the area alumni association of your school or parent connections.
- Community organizations: Many local groups sponsor scholarships. Check with your city or community center for a list of nonprofit and government groups.
- Financial Institutions: Credit unions and banks may offer scholarships and also can be a source for responsible financial management education.
- Religious organizations: Your place of worship might offer scholarships. If not, it might partner with other organizations.
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