College Funding Programs for Students and FamiliesIowa students and families can participate in three college funding programs (PDF) offered by Iowa Student Loan® during the 2018–2019 school year. Each program promotes essential concepts in saving for and financing college for all participants.
Sept. 4–Oct. 21: Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway
Open to: Parents and guardians of Iowa students in grades 6–12.
Awards: Fifty $1,000 deposits into College Savings Iowa accounts.
Requirements: Visit the Parent Handbook guide for important college financing information and enter contact information to register for a random drawing.
Open to: Iowa high school seniors who will attend college in fall 2019.
Awards: Thirty $2,000 college scholarships plus $250 to each recipient's high school.
Requirements: Register online and then follow emailed instructions to complete two online components and a related assessment. Scholarships are awarded to the 30 students with the highest scores. A tiebreaker may be required.