Foundation Scholarships

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Ganesh Ganpat Scholarship

Designation Code: GANPAT
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Award Amount: $750
Additional Criteria: ​Must be head of household. Student must be married with an international background, who may or may not be a U.S. Citizen. Preference is given to Ankeny and Urban Campus students. 

General District-Wide Scholarship

Designation Code: GENERD
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Books and Fees

Larry George Memorial Diesel Technology Endowment

Designation Code: GEORGE
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 12
Area of Study: Diesel Technology
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Award Amount: $500
Additional Criteria: ​Must have a minimum of 12 credits completed.

Barbara Giese Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: GIESSC
Campus/Center: All
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 3.5
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Award Amount: $1,000
Additional Criteria: ​Minimum of 12 credits completed. Student must be a high school graduate or a GED recipient and not previously awarded a DMACC Foundation Scholarship. 

Global Empowerment

Designation Code: OCHYSC
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring; Summer
Award Amount: Varies
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Books, Fees
Additional Criteria: Minimum credits completed: 6   Open to U.S. resident, international student, U.S. permanent resident or refugee. Student is required to submit additional essay.  Scholarship awarded to a student whose long term goals are to assist the less fortunate living outside the United States in poverty conditions.    

Governor's Charity Steer Show Scholarship

Designation Code: GOVCHA
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring; Summer
Scholarship Use: Tuition & Fees

Susan Graf Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: GRAF
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Business Administration AA or AS
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Greater Des Moines Heating & Cooling Association Scholarship

Designation Code: GDMHCA
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Heating, AC, Refrigeration Technology AAS & Diploma
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Award Amount: $500
Number of Awards: 4
Scholarship Use: Tuition & Fees
Additional Criteria: 2 scholarships are awarded to first-year students and 2 scholarships are awarded to second-year students for a total of four scholarships each spring.​

Marguerite Gregory Scholarship

Designation Code: GREGSC
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Area of Study: Any
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: ​Gender: Female. For Ankeny, Urban, or West Campus only. Nontraditional female student, in their second year of study 

Growmark, Inc. Scholarship

Designation Code: GROWMK
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Agri-Business AAS
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: ​Preference given to student who plans to complete their higher education with an Associates Degree and does not wish to transfer on to a four-year institution.  Preference also given to academic merit. 

Raymond and Shirley Gumtau Scholarship

Designation Code: GUMTAU
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: ​Student must have a physical or mental disability. 

Raymond Gumtau Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Scholarship

Designation Code: GUMTAU
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Area of Study: Heating, AC, Refrigeration, Technology
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Shirley Gumtau Administrative Assistant AAS Scholarship

Designation Code: GUMTAU
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Area of Study: Administrative Assistant AAS
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition

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David K. Haines Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: HAINSP
Campus/Center: Ames Hunziker Center
Area of Study: Adult High School Diploma (non-credit) program
Award Amount: $100
Additional Criteria: ​Funds for course fees for students enrolled in DMACC's High School Diploma (non-credit) program.  The Ames Adult Education and Literarcy staff will select eligible candidates.

Irma Margarite Beede Hall Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Designation Code: HALLEN
Campus/Center: All
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Nursing
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees, Supplies and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Preference for a student with dependents.  Scholarship is renewable for two terms as long as the student is in good academic standing.

Hallet Foundation Endowment

Designation Code: HALLET
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Fees
Additional Criteria: ​Recipient must write a letter to the Hallet Foundation Trustees, relating the area of study, GPA and accomplishments 

Hugh Hammon Endowed Scholarship

Designation Code: HAMMON
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: Preference given to those with financial need.​

Nancy Handley Endowment

Designation Code: HANEND
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Preference is given to single parents, immigrants and individuals who have major life challenges

Harker's Inc. Endowed Scholarship

Designation Code: HARKER
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Culinary Arts or Hotel & Restaurant Management AAS
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Bill & Marguerite Hartley Endowment

Designation Code: HARTEE
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Liberal Arts, Business Administration
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must have a minimum of 24 credits completed. Scholarship is awarded to the highest ranking student at the end of the first year.

Marguerite Hartley Skilling Scholarship

Designation Code: HARTSC
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Liberal Arts or Business Administration
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must have a minimum of 24 credits completed

Hawkeye Automotive Boosters Endowment

Designation Code: HAWKAU
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.4
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Area of Study: Auto Collision Technology, Diesel Technology, Auto Mechanics Technology
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Award Amount: $250
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Fees
Additional Criteria: ​Must have a minimum of 12 credits completed. Student must not be in ASEP program or participating in an internship program.

Dorothea Lorraine Hendricks Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: HENDSC
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Area of Study: Nursing
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Preference is given to married students and parents with children and who are in the RN Program.

Wesley L. Herrald Endowment

Designation Code: HEREND
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books
Additional Criteria: Preference given to residents of Boone County

Ross Holland Endowment Fund

Designation Code: HOLLEN
Campus/Center: All
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Fees
Additional Criteria: ​Must be a student at the Ames, Hunziker Center, or Boone. Must be a resident of Iowa.

Home Builders Association of Des Moines Scholarship

Designation Code: HOMEBU
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Building Trades Diploma
Award Semester/Term: Spring; Summer
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Student must have successfully completed one semester of the Building Trades program

Robert G. Horner & Sheri Avis Horner Scholarship

Designation Code: HORNER
Campus/Center: All
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Any
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Sheri Avis Horner Scholarship

Designation Code: HORNER
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Culinary
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: ​Preference given to high performing student with financial need.

Horticulture Scholarship

Designation Code: HORTIC
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Area of Study: Horticulture
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Award Amount: $250
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must have a minimum of 12 credits completed

Hospitality Careers Scholarship

Designation Code: HOSPC
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Area of Study: Hotel & Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Lee Gurtha Hughes Scholarship

Designation Code: HUGHSC
Campus/Center: Urban
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.7
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Award Amount: $600
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must be a First Generation college student and female, and of Black or African-American ethnicity. Must also be a nontraditional student, working and/or raising a family or caring for a dependent adult. Must also have a minimum of 6 credits completed.

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Ick-Vagt Endowment

Designation Code: ICKEND
Campus/Center: Boone
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must have attended Boone High School.

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) - Des Moines Chapter Cyber Security Scholarship

Designation Code: ISSA
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring; Summer
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Iowa Golf Charities Scholarship

Designation Code: IAGOLF
Campus/Center: All
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books

Iowa Green Energy Scholarship

Designation Code: GRENSC
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Area of Study: Wind Turbine Technician program or Green Energy
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Award Amount: $250
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must have financial need.

Iowa Refugee ESL Scholarship

Designation Code: IAREFU
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Citizenship: Eligible Noncitizen
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring; Summer
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: ​Must be head of household. Student must not be employed full-time and must not have access to other financial assistance. ADC recipients and clients of JTPA programs would not be eligible.

IowaComputerGurus Scholarship

Designation Code: GURUSC
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Must be attending West Des Moines, Urban, or Ankeny Campus. Preference given to nontraditional students taking evening classes and who are working 32 hours or more per week or are age 25 or older and unemployed.