Foundation Scholarships

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Pam & John Van Ast Health Professions Endowed Scholarship

Designation Code: VANEND
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: Health program
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Fees, Books and Supplies
Additional Criteria: Non-traditional student enrolled in an accredited one or two year health program, excluding non-accredited and/or health programs less than a year in length.  Must have completed one year of a two-year program or one term of a one-year program. Scholarship selection is done by program factulty.  ​

Beth Vanderheiden Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: VANDSC
Campus/Center: Carroll
Min. Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Area of Study: Nursing
Award Semester/Term: Spring
Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Use: Tuition
Additional Criteria: ​Preference to a student in the New Hope Program at Carroll Campus

John Robert Vestal Criminal Justice Scholarship

Designation Code: VESTAL
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: Criminal Justice
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Award Amount: $750
Additional Criteria: ​Must be a resident of Polk, Story, Madison, Marion or Dallas County. Must have a minimum of 12 credits completed. Preference is given to a student with one or more generations in Law Enforcement.

Jeffery Tyrone Vincent Scholarship

Designation Code: JTVSC
Campus/Center: Urban
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.7
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Area of Study: Criminal Justice, Health and Public Services
Award Semester/Term: Fall
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Books and Fees
Additional Criteria: ​Must be a first-generation college student. Must be of Black or African-American Ethnicity, and a nontraditional student.

Raymond A. Voer Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: VOETEN
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: Health & Public Services
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Scholarship Use: Tuition

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Elizabeth Jean Wagner Scholarship

Designation Code: WAGNSC
Campus/Center: Ankeny
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Area of Study: Culinary Arts
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Use: Tuition, Books, & Supplies
Additional Criteria: Preference given to a non-traditional student.​

West Campus Scholarship

Designation Code: GENERW
Campus/Center: West
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Award Amount: $250-$500
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books

James B. Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Designation Code: WILSC
Campus/Center: Carroll
Min. Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Area of Study: DMACC/UNI 2+2 Elementary Ed
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring
Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Use: Tuition

Doris Wisecup Endowment

Designation Code: WISEEN
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: Pre-Education
Additional Criteria: ​Applicant Is interested in pursuing a career in Elementary Education

Carter G. Woodson Scholarship

Designation Code: WOODSC
Campus/Center: Urban
Enrollment Status: Part-time (less than 12 credits); Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Min. Credits Enrolled: 6
Award Amount: $1,000
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Student must have completed History 257. (African-American History)

World Class Industries Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Designation Code: WORLD
Campus/Center: All
Enrollment Status: Full-time (12 credits or more)
Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.0
Area of Study: Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Award Semester/Term: Fall; Spring; Summer
Scholarship Use: Tuition and Books
Additional Criteria: ​Preference: Financial Need Minimum Credits Completed: 6

Dorothy A. Wyant Elementary Education STEM Certificate Scholars Program

Designation Code: WYANT
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: Pre-Education and students enrolled in Biology, Civil Engineering Tech, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Design, Mathematics, Network Engin, Physics
Award Amount: Varies
Additional Criteria: Students are eligible for reimbursement of STEM classes who are enrolled in Education (EDU) courses at DMACC , completed nine education credit hours (EDU 213, EDU 245) and one other education-related course) and plan to pursue the STEM Certificate by completing 10 additional courses in math or sciences and attend two STEM seminars.