Link to Kirkwood Community College

Allied Health

Allied Health or Nursing Patient Care Academy Scholarship
Amount: $400 per year

  • Must have successfully completed the high school Health Science Patient Care Academy.
  • Must be enrolled in Allied Health or Associate Degree Nursing.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Anna Purna Ghosh Scholarship
Amount: varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must be enrolled in Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Allied Health or pursuing an A.S. degree with career interest in nursing.
  • Must have participated in Project START and completed your Project START eligibility.
  • Must maintain communication with assigned Kirkwood counselor.
  • Must intend to live and work in the Cedar Rapids area following graduation.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Bert & Suzanne Katz Endowed Scholarship for Nursing and Allied Health Students
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled in a nursing or allied health program.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need.

 

Dr. David and Joan Thaler Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled as second-year student in either an Allied Health or Associate Degree Nursing.
  • Must show academic achievement during your first year at Kirkwood with a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Dr. Duane A. Schmidt Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled in Dental Assisting, Dental Technology and Dental Hygiene. (Must be second-year student in Dental Technology or Dental Hygiene.) 
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Dental Technology and Dental Hygiene must be second-year students.
  • Must complete a four-hour job shadowing requirement at any dental office. See  www.kirkwood.edu/scholarships for more information.
  • Must complete a written essay (maximum of two pages) describing what you learned during the job shadowing and how the experience influenced your understanding of dentistry.

 

Helen C. Dunlap Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Award to one female Kirkwood student.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must be enrolled in either an Allied Health or Nursing program.

 

Linn County Dental Society Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene & Dental Technology Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year 

  • Must be enrolled in Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene or Dental Technology.
  • Must be accompanied by letter of recommendation or reference.

 

Proctor & Gamble Oral-B Dental Professional Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must be enrolled in Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene or Dental Technology.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Rozelle B. Cram Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Up to $500 per year 

  • Must be enrolled in Practical Nurse, Associate Degree Nursing or Medical Assisting.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Sarah Anne Woods Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be enrolled in Allied Health, Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing or pursuing an A.S. degree with career interest in nursing.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

UnityPoint/St. Luke’s Allied Health/Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must be enrolled in program technical courses in Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing or Allied Health.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average within the program.

 

University District Dental Society Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene and Dental Technology Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year 

  • Must be enrolled in Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene or Dental Technology.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average to receive award for second semester.
  • Must be a resident of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones or Linn county.
  • Recipient must be committed to working in the University di
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Vivian A. Rose Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled in Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, or Allied Health.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be an Iowa resident. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

Back to top