External Opportunities

For all EICC Students: below is a listing of opportunities available outside of the college. They are searchable by key terms such as “transfer” or “nursing”.

Please note, we do our best to screen all opportunities below however, we can’t guarantee that they are all valid scholarship programs. Any questions about the scholarships should be directed to the organization offering the award. You should never be asked to pay for any scholarship application. Do not give out any personal information such as your social security number. All requirements, deadlines, and processes will be different, so make sure to follow directions carefully. If you receive a scholarship from an organization outside of the college, please work with the Financial Aid office to make sure the award is applied to your account correctly.

Inclusion on this page does not constitute an endorsement by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 The Protoly Scholarship
At Protoly, we help executives and leaders to find the right coaches to reach their goals. Whether it is to better manage their time or build their...
At Protoly, we help executives and leaders to find the right coaches to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Hy-Vee Scholarship
At Hy-Vee, we believe our helpful smiles – our people – are our most important asset. And we are committed to cultivating the future by investing...
At Hy-Vee, we believe our helpful smiles – our people – are our most...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship
Are you a student with a creative idea for solving a problem in your community using science, technology, engineering or math? To qualify,...
Are you a student with a creative idea for solving a problem in your...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Mediacom World Class Scholars
The Mediacom Scholarship Program is for graduating high school students to assist with their college expenses, such as tuition and books.
The Mediacom Scholarship Program is for graduating high school students...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Quad Cities Community Foundation
The Quad Cities Community Foundation administers multiple scholarship funds, all started by donors who want to ensure students are able to continue...
The Quad Cities Community Foundation administers multiple scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$500 Berta Freshman Scholarship - QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association of University Women)
Given by: QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association of University Women) Application for 1- $500 for Calendar Year...
Given by: QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $500
Varies IHMVCU Cash for Class Scholarship
IHMVCU offers $30,000 in scholarships to local undergraduate, graduate and vocational/technical school students who stand out in the classroom and...
IHMVCU offers $30,000 in scholarships to local undergraduate, graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies National Association of Women in Construction
This scholarship is for students attending a post secondary educational facility, currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a...
This scholarship is for students attending a post secondary educational...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 The SENTIENT Furniture Scholarship For Creatives
The Scholarship SENTIENT Furniture strives to infuse artistic ideas and thoughts into our work. We are passionate about original concepts and...
The Scholarship SENTIENT Furniture strives to infuse artistic ideas and...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Vernona Jepsen Undergraduate Scholarship - QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association of University Women)
Awarded by: QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association of University Women) Applicants must be a Quad City metro area female, as...
Awarded by: QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Ascentra Credit Union
Education is the key to success and Ascentra Credit Union wants to help our members who are looking to improve their lives by seeking higher...
Education is the key to success and Ascentra Credit Union wants to help...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies American Chemical Society Scholarship
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields....
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies American Welding Society Scholarship
The AWS Foundation awards over $1 million annually to help students achieve their dreams through education. If you are currently enrolled in a...
The AWS Foundation awards over $1 million annually to help students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Guardian Scholars Foundation
SCHOLAR CRITERIA The Guardian Scholars Foundation seeks high school graduates who have shown a desire to continue onto an undergraduate program;...
SCHOLAR CRITERIA The Guardian Scholars Foundation seeks high school...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies MCEC Technical Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. It is available to students in...
This scholarship is for high school seniors and all students attending a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Morris K. Udall Foundation
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to...
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
Since 1987, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has provided merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing...
Since 1987, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 The BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship
Our Scholarship At BrightStar Systems, we deliver high-quality pre-owned networking equipment to our customers to help grow their businesses. We...
Our Scholarship At BrightStar Systems, we deliver high-quality pre-owned...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies The Moline Foundation Scholarships
The Moline Foundation, founded in 1953, is a community foundation which provides grants to health, human services, education, community...
The Moline Foundation, founded in 1953, is a community foundation which...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$3,500 Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF) Scholarships
The Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) is proud to support the Health Care Careers Scholarship program. Available through the Iowa Hospital Education...
The Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) is proud to support the Health Care...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $3,500
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$1,000 Lt. Mark P. Kakert Memorial Fire Prevention & Education Foundation Scholarship
About Mark P. Kakert was a Lt. Fire Marshal for the City of Davenport for almost 30 years, specializing in fire prevention and education. After his...
About Mark P. Kakert was a Lt. Fire Marshal for the City of Davenport...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$250 to $1,000 Mercy Healthcare Foundation Scholarships
Mercy Healthcare Foundation offers scholarships to those who are pursuing education in health care fields. Below are the scholarships available. ...
Mercy Healthcare Foundation offers scholarships to those who are...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $250 to $1,000
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$5,000 Standard Motor Products 'Women in Auto Care' Scholarship
1. Entry Period. This Contest commences 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time on January 1, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 31, 2020 (the...
1. Entry Period. This Contest commences 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time on...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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Varies Vietnam Veterans of America Gateway Chapter #776
Scholarship consideration will be given to any member of Chapter 776 as well as their spouses, children, widow, widower, grandchildren,...
Scholarship consideration will be given to any member of Chapter 776 as...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for...
Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scott County Voiture #77 Nursing Scholarship
La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux is an independent, by invitation, honor organization of U.S. veterans, more commonly known as the...
La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux is an independent, by...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Varies National Association of Women in Construction - Quad Cities Chapter 50
The main objective of the Quad Cities Chapter is to promote education and contribute to the betterment of the construction industry. To further...
The main objective of the Quad Cities Chapter is to promote education...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Western Illinois University
Foundation Scholarships for Transfer Students The Western Illinois University Foundation offers scholarships specifically for incoming transfer...
Foundation Scholarships for Transfer Students The Western Illinois...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$500 Clarence and Marie Medley Conservation Scholarship
The Henry County Natural Area Guardians, a sub‐committee of the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District, will offer one (1) $500...
The Henry County Natural Area Guardians, a sub‐committee of the Henry...
  • Deadline: 05/05/2020
  • Award: $500
Varies Robert Blue Scholarship
The applicant must be an Iowa resident planning to attend an Iowa college/university during the 2017-2018 school year. The applicant can be a...
The applicant must be an Iowa resident planning to attend an Iowa...
  • Deadline: 05/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500 The ABC Fundraising Volunteer Recognition $1,500 College Scholarship
About ABC Fundraising®: Since 1993, ABC Fundraising’s unique and highly profitable fundraising products have helped over 50,000 schools, youth...
About ABC Fundraising®: Since 1993, ABC Fundraising’s unique and highly...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,500
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$500 Number 1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship
Number 1 Auto Transport Group is a car transport services company, specializing in the transport of all vehicles nationwide. We have access to both...
Number 1 Auto Transport Group is a car transport services company,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 The Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship
Our team at Responsify is wonderfully unique. We are a group of people who work with our many strengths to empower people, a value we all share....
Our team at Responsify is wonderfully unique. We are a group of people...
  • Deadline: 10/05/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies 2015 Licensed Nurse Scholarship
Scholarship applicants must be college students pursuing a degree or certification as a nurse. High school seniors are also eligible if they plan...
Scholarship applicants must be college students pursuing a degree or...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Army ROTC Full-Tuition
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Augustana College
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships available for transfer students.
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Clarke University
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships available for transfer students.
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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Varies DoSomething.org
Are you between the ages of 13 and 25? Want to do good AND enter to win a college scholarship? Then you’re in the right spot. Apply for a...
Are you between the ages of 13 and 25? Want to do good AND enter to win...
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  • Award: Varies
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$3,000 Excellence in Education
Scholarship applicants are eligible if they are 12th grade students or school employees of the Muscatine Community School District.
Scholarship applicants are eligible if they are 12th grade students or...
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  • Award: $3,000
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Varies Horatio Alger Association
Several scholarships are available. Click “Visit” for further details. - National Scholarships - State Scholarships - Career & Technical...
Several scholarships are available. Click “Visit” for further details. -...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Iowa State University
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships available for transfer students.
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Iowa Wesleyan College
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships available for transfer students.
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships...
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  • Award: Varies
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N/A IowaWORKS - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program for Region 9 is coordinated by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. Services are provided...
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program for Region 9...
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  • Award: N/A
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Varies Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to...
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College...
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  • Award: Varies
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$0.00 Junior Achievement - Local Scholarships
Quad Cities area community foundations, employers, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, professional associations, and civic groups...
Quad Cities area community foundations, employers, academic...
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  • Award: $0.00
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Varies LULAC National Educational Service Centers Inc.
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies McDonald's Archways to Opportunity
McDonald’s and its independent franchisees are committed to helping employees further their education and achieve their dreams. To help anyone who...
McDonald’s and its independent franchisees are committed to helping...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
This scholarship is for students attending a post secondary educational facility who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited...
This scholarship is for students attending a post secondary educational...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Mount Mercy College
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships available for transfer students.
There are several scholarships associated with this link. Scholarships...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies National Society of Public Accountants
This scholarship is for promising accounting students attending a post secondary educational facility. See link for deadline.
This scholarship is for promising accounting students attending a post...
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  • Award: Varies
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