One Easy Application

Kirkwood has more than $3 million in scholarships available each year — making your most affordable option even more affordable.

And there's only one easy online form to fill out to be considered!

Start Your Application

At Kirkwood, we make applying for scholarships easy!

Just follow the four simple steps to be considered for your part of the more than $3 million we award to students each year.

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Get your questions about scholarships, the application process, and eligibility answered fast!

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October 1:

  • Application for Kirkwood Scholarships opens
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available to complete online

March 15:

  • First application deadline for Kirkwood Scholarships

July 15:

  • Second application deadline for Kirkwood Scholarships

Writing Thank-You Letters

Once you're notified that you've received a scholarship, it's important to write the donor a thank you note to show your appreciation.

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Halona Poor

“Honestly, the low cost of living and tuition is what brought me here. I realized I could actually afford to be independent and study here, so I went for it and Kirkwood made it happen.”

Halona Poor,
Mount Pleasant, Iowa


Kirkwood Foundation