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
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: 02/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Visit02/15/2021
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: 02/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Visit02/15/2021
Varies 2021 Vietnam Veterans Scholarship - Veterans Chapter 299
Who can apply: Veteran with more than 180 days of active service. Residence in one of the seven counties served by The Moline Foundation:...
Who can apply: Veteran with more than 180 days of active...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Visit02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Masonry Institute of Iowa - Charles Nicholay Foundation
The Masonry Institute of Iowa and its foundation values education. We know there’s no greater gift you can give a child. And it’s a gift that can...
The Masonry Institute of Iowa and its foundation values education. We...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • 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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
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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: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Iowa Automobile Dealers (IAD) Foundation for Education Scholarship
The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education will award scholarships of $2,500 each in the spring of 2020. The Foundation is affiliated...
The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education will award...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/02/2021
  • 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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Apartment Guide Scholarships
WHY DO YOU LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE? Submit a 500-600 word essay telling us what you love about where you live. We encourage you to think creatively...
WHY DO YOU LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE? Submit a 500-600 word essay telling us...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Visit03/23/2021
$1,000 Business & Professional Women's Scholarship (Iowa)
The Iowa Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc. was incorporated as a charitable organization under Section 501 © (3) of the Internal...
The Iowa Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc. was...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Visit03/30/2021
$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: 03/30/2021
  • Award: $3,500
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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: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Trinity Muscatine Friends Scholarship
This scholarship is being offered to students who have completed high school and have not previously been awarded a Trinity Muscatine Friends...
This scholarship is being offered to students who have completed high...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
$2,500 Upsolve Access to Justice Scholarship
About Upsolve Upsolve is a national 501©(3) legal services nonprofit. Our mission is to help low-income families who cannot afford lawyers access...
About Upsolve Upsolve is a national 501©(3) legal services nonprofit....
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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Varies Vietnam Veterans of America Gateway Chapter #776
Every year, at the January monthly meeting, the members of Chapter 776 will determine how many scholarships will be funded and the amount of each...
Every year, at the January monthly meeting, the members of Chapter 776...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Visit03/31/2021
$6,000 - $8,000 Carver Scholars Program - Sponsored by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust
Scholarships are available to full-time (12 hours or more) students who will be starting their junior year in the fall semester of the award year....
Scholarships are available to full-time (12 hours or more) students who...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $6,000 - $8,000
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Varies T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships
T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) is a comprehensive scholarship program that provides the early childhood workforce access to...
T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) is a comprehensive...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Visit04/30/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Theodore N. “Ted” Erb, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Ted was a member of the Graettinger Benefitted Fire Department for 36 years, from 1974-2010. He was also an instructor for the Iowa State Fire...
Ted was a member of the Graettinger Benefitted Fire Department for 36...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2021
  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert Blue Scholarship
The applicant must be an Iowa resident planning to attend an Iowa college/university during the 2021-2022 school year. The applicant can be a...
The applicant must be an Iowa resident planning to attend an Iowa...
  • Deadline: 05/10/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships
AMERICANMUSCLE’S STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS 2 scholarships for $2,500 each will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive themed major. One...
AMERICANMUSCLE’S STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS 2 scholarships for $2,500 each...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,500 ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarships
Originating in the early 2000’s as a web retailer of Jeep parts, ExtremeTerrain is now a subsidiary company of Turn5, Inc. In 2012, ExtremeTerrain...
Originating in the early 2000’s as a web retailer of Jeep parts,...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Society
The Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Society is offering two memorial scholarships, each $1,000 awards. These scholarships are in memory of David L...
The Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Society is offering two memorial...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,000 Sygma Technology’s Promotion of STEM Education For Minority Students Award
We have helped forward-thinking organizations open the doors to their next incarnation using technology, creativity, and ingenuity. We are...
We have helped forward-thinking organizations open the doors to their...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Visit08/15/2021
Varies Army ROTC Full-Tuition
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
  • 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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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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. -...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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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:
  • 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...
  • Deadline:
  • 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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $12,000 P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund (ELF)
The P.E.O. ELF loan is intended to help a woman attain a degree or certification from an accredited post secondary educational institution. The...
The P.E.O. ELF loan is intended to help a woman attain a degree or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $12,000
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Up to $3,000 P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE)
The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) is intended to provide one-time need based grants to women of the United States and Canada for...
The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) is intended to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $3,000
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Varies Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
There are several scholarships associated with this link.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Quad Cities River Bandits - Bandit Scholars Program
Overview: The River Bandits scholarship is awarded annually to a rising junior (awarded spring term of sophomore year) to assist with junior year...
Overview: The River Bandits scholarship is awarded annually to a rising...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scholarships for Transferring to a Four-Year College (If transferring from EICC)
Below are links to scholarship information for the colleges who have transfer agreements with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (Clinton, Muscatine,...
Below are links to scholarship information for the colleges who have...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Trinity Muscatine Friends - Health Education Fund (HEF) Loan Program
This fund was originally established to aid those students interested in becoming professional nurses; however, it has been extended to include all...
This fund was originally established to aid those students interested in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies United Health System Auxiliary Scholarships
$550 Nursing Education Scholarship This scholarship is open to students pursuing a career in nursing. Student residence must be within the Unity...
$550 Nursing Education Scholarship This scholarship is open to students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
WIOA Youth Program seeks to provide young people, who face significant barriers, in making a successful transition to self-sufficient adulthood by...
WIOA Youth Program seeks to provide young people, who face significant...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500 Pro Skills Basketball Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Pro Skills Basketball is a youth basketball organization committed to developing skills and abilities of the youth through...
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Pro Skills Basketball is a youth basketball...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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$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: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Collision Repair Education Foundation Scholarship
General Eligibility Requirements Applicant must be currently attending (at the time of application) a school that offers an auto collision/auto...
General Eligibility Requirements Applicant must be currently attending...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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