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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. All info will be available in December & is due January 31.) 

2021-22 Uniform Scholarship Application 

2021-22 Uniform Scholarship Brochure 

2021-22 Uniform Scholarship Checklist


Southwest Iowa College Fair 

September 20, 6:30-7:30pm & September 21, 9-11am

Shenandoah National Guard Armory

Participating colleges/universities/military branches


Other Regional College Fairs 

Golden Circle College Fair, September 26, Des Moines

Request an Iowa Western transcript:

IWCC transcript request

College Planning Night 
(for Sophomores, Juniors & Parents) 

March 3, 5:30pm, in the May Center

Financial Aid Night 
(for Juniors & their parents) 

March 3, 6:45pm, in the 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.) 

set up a FREE virtual appointment with ICAN

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

Freshman/Sophomore Calendar 

Junior/Senior Calendar 

Regent Admission Index (RAI)
(for admission into Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and/or the University of Northern Iowa) 

RAI Calculator 

RAI Accepted Shenandoah HS Courses 

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