SAVE [USA] Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

Scholarship Description

The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is a $5,000 scholarship program for Iowa high school juniors. The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated.
Each of the 15 finalists will receive a $1,500 cash award at the completion of the program. Three of those could earn an additional $5,000 scholarship each, for a total of $6,500! Check the links below to learn more about choosing a project and deadlines.
*check back later for updates on scholarship availability.

Field of Study

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Trades
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: Up to $11500.00
  • Application Deadline: 15-Mar (Currently Open)
  • Level Of Study: UNDERGRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: UNSPECIFIED
Contact Information

Contact: Delene McConnaha
Call: 319-643-5327
E-mail: DMcConnaha@hooverPF.org

Minimum Requirement

Current Juniors in an Iowa high school or home school program who will be seniors in fall. Children or grandchildren of a staff member or trustee of the Hoover Library Association, Hoover Presidential Library-Museum or National Historic Site are not eligible to apply. More than one student can apply from any high school.