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The Kibbie Grant, also called the Iowa Skilled Workforce Shortage Tuition Grant, is for Iowa residents enrolled in specific programs at Iowa community colleges.
Those eligible for the Kibbie Grant could have half their tuition paid for, for up to two years, depending on the financial need of the student. Part-time students may be eligible for prorated amounts. To receive the Kibbie Grant, all you have to do is file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) anytime after Jan. 1, but before July 15, and be enrolled in one of the following Kirkwood Associate of Applied Science or diploma programs:

Health Care/Biological Sciences
Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene
Medical Assisting
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Pharmacy Technician
Physical Therapist Assistant
Surgical Technology

Computer Software Development
Computer Support Specialist
Geographic Information Systems
Graphic Communication Technology
Network and Systems Administration
Web Technologies

Industrial/Energy/Mechanical Technologies
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technologies
Architectural Technology
Automotive Technology
CAD/Mechanical Engineering Technology
CNC Machining Technology
Construction Management
Diesel Truck Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology
Energy Production and Distribution Technologies
HVAC Installer
Telecommunication Technology
Water Environmental Technology

Early Childhood Education

The Kirkwood Financial Aid Office will automatically award you the Kibbie Grant if you qualify.