• Paid For Trades

Deadline Approaching for "Last-Dollar" Scholarship from Future Ready Iowa

Future Ready Iowa is providing a great opportunity to fund your education with a diverse range of trade programs to choose from! Before August 1st, apply first by filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form here.


The "Last Dollar" Scholarship includes curriculum opportunities in the following trades:

  • Machinists/Advanced Manufacturing

  • Electronics

  • Die Making

  • Automotive Tech & Maintenance

  • Auto Collision Repair

  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

  • Electrical

  • Diesel Tech

  • Fluid Power

  • Construction & Architecture

  • Heavy Equipment

  • Robotics Systems

  • Welding

  • Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)

  • CNC Manufacturing

  • + many more opportunities you can view here!

According to IowaCollegeAid.gov, "Eligible institutions are Iowa community colleges or accredited private colleges in Iowa that offer qualified programs of study and that agree to provide student services (including orientation and academic and career advising) and to facilitate the assignment of a volunteer mentor if a student requests one."


You can view a full list of the Last Dollar requirements here. Recipients may receive the Last-Dollar Scholarship for up to 8 part-time semesters or the full-time equivalent.


The list of community colleges includes DMACC, Hawkeye, Indian Hills, Iowa Central, Iowa Lakes, Kirkwood, NIACC and many more. Don't miss an opportunity to get an even greater head start on your future career in the skilled trades - again, the deadline is August 1st!

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