Now more than ever, higher education is crucial to success in life. Yet, with rising tuition costs, many people don’t have the resources required to earn one. U.S. student loan borrowers owed a collective $1.67 trillion in federal and private student loan debt as of June 2020, according to the the Federal Reserve.
Helping Students Pursue Their Dreams
CFNEIA is the largest independent scholarship provider in Iowa outside of colleges and universities. Our scholarship funds were established by generous individuals, families, businesses, and organizations to ensure students have the opportunity to pursue their educational dreams. Thousands of students have been impacted by this generosity.
The 2021 scholarship process is now closed. Click the Scholarship Opportunities button below to read more about our scholarships.
“While Penn was great about covering essential things, having the additional financial aid allowed me to do even more. It gave me flexibility. Having a scholarship from the Community Foundation meant the world, not just for paying for school but knowing someone is rooting for you. It helps a lot.”