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National, State, & Southwest Iowa Scholarships 
(This is a list of all known National, State, & Southwest Iowa scholarships. 
It has been compiled by 9 Southwest Iowa School Counselors & is continually updated. 

National, State, & Southwest Iowa Scholarships 

General Scholarship Information 

Local Scholarship Information 
(This information includes Shenandoah Community & High School Scholarships, as well as other area scholarships & loan opportunities. It will not be available until December & is due January 31.) 

2019-20 Uniform Scholarship Application 

2019-20 Uniform Scholarship Brochure 

2019-20 Uniform Scholarship Checklist 


Southwest Iowa College Fair 
September 23, 2019, 6:30-7:30pm, & September 24, 9-11am,

Shenandoah National Guard Armory, free & open to the public.

College Fair Financial Aid Presentation, September 23, 6:00-7:00pm 

College Fair Participants 


Other College Fairs 

Omaha Area College Fair on September 29, 2019

Golden Circle Des Moines College Fair on September 29, 2019

Omaha National College Fair on October 13, 2019

Request an Iowa Western transcript:

IWCC transcript request

College Planning Night 
(for Sophomores, Juniors & Parents) 

February 24, 2020 at 6:00pm, May Center 

Financial Aid Night 
(for Juniors & their parents) 

September 23, 2019 at 6:00pm, National Guard Armory

February 24, 2020 at 7:15pm, May Center 

What is the financial aid process?

(In case you missed Financial Aid Night, this video is an overview of the financial aid process includes forms, filing, student aid reports and financial need.)

FAFSA Ready Iowa 
(FAFSA Ready Iowa is a program in which trained volunteers provide free, on-site assistance to students and families in filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This event is free; no appointment necessary.) 

November 13, 2019, 5-7pm, Clarinda Iowa Western, Opitz Building, rm #109 

Countdown-to-College Calendar 
(What should I be doing to get ready for college?) 

Freshman/Sophomore Calendar 

Junior/Senior Calendar 

Regent Admission Index (RAI) & Iowa Public Universities Application Portal 
(for admission into Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and/or the University of Northern Iowa) 

RAI Calculator 

RAI Accepted Shenandoah HS Courses 

Iowa Public Universities Application Portal (for seniors applying to more than one of the state universities) 

Senior Guide 
(These packets were given to Seniors.) 

Senior Guide 

Shenandoah Senior Calendar 
(Month-by-month checklist for Seniors) 

Senior Calendar 

College Representatives Calendar 
(Sign up outside Mrs. Weiss' door to meet with these representatives.) 

College Representatives Calendar 

Testing Information 

ACT/SAT Tests 

Register here for the ACT

PSAT Information 
(This information was shared with Juniors & their parents.) 

PSAT Letter 

College Visits 

College Visits 


Shenandoah High School Course Handbook


Other helpful college planning websites: 

ACT Student Planning

College Board 

Education Quest 


Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 


I Have A Plan Iowa

Iowa Private Colleges

NAIA Eligibility Center

NCAA Eligibility Center

Heather Weiss

High School Counselor

Shenandoah Community Schools
1000 Mustang Drive
Shenandoah, IA 51601 

Fax: 712.246.2842