Allen College

Scholarships

Allen Institutional Scholarships

Scholarship assistance is available through Allen College for qualified applicants. Each year, a general application for Allen College scholarship assistance is made available to prospective and currently enrolled students online. Additional applications for scholarships offered by organizations other than Allen College are available.

Contact Student Financial Services at (319) 226-2000 for more information.

Recipients must have a complete admission file, be accepted or enrolled at Allen College at the time of selection and distribution of the award/s. Some scholarships require full-time enrollment.

Allen College Institutional Scholarship List:

Below is a list of Allen College institutional scholarships and a brief description of the restrictions. Some of the scholarships may also have enrollment restrictions which are not listed.

  1. The Allen College Afghan Scholarship: BSN student.

  2. The Allen Alumni Association Scholarship: Minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference may be given to an Allen alum or a relative of an Allen alum.

  3. The Allen Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship.

  4. The Allen College Chancellor's Scholarship.

  5. The Allen College Winter/Hall Class Gifts Scholarships.

  6. The Allen Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1950 Nursing Scholarship: BSN student. 

  7. The Allen Class of 1957 Scholarship.

  8. The Allen Lab Endowed Scholarship: Medical Laboratory Science student.

  9. The Helen and Richard Anderson Endowed Scholarship: BSN student with a minimum GPA of 3.5 required, preference may be given to an applicant from Black Hawk county.

  10. The Betty J. Atkins Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student.

  11. The BSN Program Scholarship: Given to two BSN students. Preference may be given to students from Black Hawk or Buchanan counties.

  12. The Robert Bailey, M.D., and Robert Morrison, M.D. Scholarship: BSN student. Preference may be given to an applicant expressing an interest in medical/surgical or cardiac nursing.

  13. The M. Sue Waschek Baldwin Endowed Scholarship in Medical Laboratory Science: MLS student.

  14. The Keith M. & Dorothea W. Baskins Scholarship: BSN student. Applicant must be a deserving student with a caring approach to patient care. Given to two undergraduate nursing students.

  15. The Bernard Family Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Anna M. Bernard: BSN student and minimum GPA of 3.2.

  16. The Cathryn Schrubbe Bliss Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing scholarship.

  17. The Patricia Boeck Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Preference may be given to a graduate from Janesville High School. If none, preference may be given to a graduate from Bremer County.

  18. The Cynthia Bohm Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required.

  19. The Agnes Essman Brody Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student.

  20. The Jackie Buckley Endowed Scholarship: BSN student.

  21. The Dona Buhr Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing scholarship. Preference may be given to a student with a rural background from Bremer County, minimum GPA of 3.0 required.

  22. The Erma Burk Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Preference may be given to graduates of Waukon or East Allamakee High School or to a graduate from a high school in Allamakee County.

  23. The Maxine Cagley Endowed Scholarship: Undergraduate or graduate nursing student.

  24. The Kent & Carol Charley Endowed Scholarship: BSN student, minimum GPA of 3.0 required.

  25. The Marjorie K. Cochran Scholarship: Nursing student, given to a member of or anticipate membership in Nurses' Christian Fellowship at Allen College, minimum GPA of 2.5.

  26. The Dr. Jim D. Collins Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Medical Lab Science student.

  27. The Colwell Family Scholarship: BSN or MSN student, minimum GPA of 3.0 required.

  28. The Holgar & Wilma Dall Endowed Nursing Scholarship: Nursing student.

  29. The Adele Whitenack Davis Scholarship: BSN student.

  30. The Frederick "Bud" Dell Endowed Memorial Scholarship: BSN student, minimum GPA of 2.5 required. Preference may be given to an applicant who wishes to specialize in heart care.

  31. The Lloyd R. Dilley and Donald L. Dilley Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Preference may be first given to a student who graduated from Sumner-Fredericksburg High School and then to a graduate of Tripoli High School and if none to a graduate of any high school in Bremer County.

  32. The Durham-Feltmeyer Family Scholarship: Nursing student, minimum GPA of 3.0 required.

  33. The Rose Earnest Scholarship: BSN student, first year student at Allen College.

  34. The Fairley Scholarship: MSN student, Preference may be given to someone active in the community.

  35. The Flanders Family Endowed Scholarship: Undergraduate or graduate nursing student.

  36. The Ida and Laura Fleming Scholarship: BSN student.

  37. The Fleming Sisters Scholarship.
  38. The Judy & Jim Fogdall Endowed Scholarship: BSN student, minimum GPA of 3.0.

  39. The Carol D. Hadlund Scholarship: Nursing student, minimum GPA of 2.5, preference to a student from Northeast Iowa-prefer farm background.

  40. The Mary Hahn Rix Nursing Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student, minimum GPA of 3.0.

  41. The Halloran Family Endowed Scholarship: radiography student.

  42. The Alice M. Hart Memorial Endowed Scholarship: BSN student.

  43. The Jim & Shirley Harvey Scholarship.

  44. The Jane E. Hasek Endowed Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing or radiography student at Allen College for their senior year. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Applicant should exemplify the "best of the class" as may be demonstrated by:

    • Incorporates the values and beliefs of the mission and philosophy of Allen College in his/her professional and personal life.
    • Is a role model for others as an outstanding clinical practitioner. 
    • Demonstrates leadership qualities and a commitment to improving health care through involvement in professional and community activities.
    • Demonstrates characteristics that reflect the highest professional health care standards.
  45. The Philip R. Hastings, M.D. Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student awarded to an active church member, community service, and personal achievements.

  46. The JoAn Headington Endowed Scholarship: BSN or MSN student scholarship awarded to an Allen Associate.

  47. The Health, Helping & Healing Scholarship: BSN student with a minimum GPA of 3.0, community involvement.

  48. The Pastor Jon & Heidi Hennings Nursing & Ministry Scholarship: BSN student, GPA of 2.5-3.0 or higher.

  49. The Heinz S. Jacobi Surgical Nursing Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student with a personal interest, compassion, and aptitude for surgical nursing. 

  50. The Dr. James Jeffries and Roseann Jeffries Memorial Endowed Scholarship.

  51. The Edward W. Jesse Estate Endowed Scholarship: preference may be given to a graduate from a Black Hawk County or Buchannan County high school.

  52. The Dr. Raja & Susan Junaid Endowed Nursing Scholarship: MSN student with preference given to an applicant in the APMHNP track.

  53. The Matt and Hilda Kalainoff Memorial Scholarship: BSN student. Preference may be given to a resident of Denver, Iowa or a Denver, Iowa High School graduate or a resident of Bremer County.

  54. The Elsie Kehe Endowed Scholarship: BSN student.

  55. The Bill and Jane Kerbey Scholarship: Nursing scholarship awarded to a graduate of a Waterloo or Cedar Falls high school.

  56. The Linda Klinger Memorial Endowed Scholarship: BSN or MSN student.

  57. The Marcie Knudson Memorial Scholarship: BSN or RN-BSN student. Preference may be given to those students from the 11 county service area in Northeast Iowa.

  58. Dr. Rolf F. Kruse Endowed Scholarship: Nursing student.

  59. The Oscar Lanich, M.D. Scholarship: Radiography student.

  60. The Quinter Lichty Endowed Scholarship: Minimum GPA of 2.5.

  61. The Wayne Lichty Memorial Endowed Scholarship: BSN or MSN student with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

  62. The Virginia Henniges McBride Scholarship: BSN student.

  63. The Helen & Joseph Melichar Scholarship: BSN student.

  64. The Minone Messersmith Sturdevant Memorial Scholarship: BSN student, minimum GPA of 3.0.

  65. The Maxine and Robert Morrison, M.D. Scholarship: BSN student.

  66. The Maynard & Mary Jean Murch MLS Endowed Scholarship: MLS student.

  67. The Dr. Vishwanath Nagale Endowed Scholarship: BSN student or MSN student enrolled in the adult-gerontology NP track, minimum GPA of 3.0.

  68. The Nauss Nursing Endowed Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Preference may be given to an applicant who has great financial need and the passion and commitment to nursing.

  69. The Nauss Nursing Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Maria Rosenau Nauss: Undergraduate nursing student.

  70. The Marlys Nelson Nursing Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student, preference should be given to a student in their final year of study.

  71. The Gladys Neubauer Trust Scholarship: Nursing or radiography student. Preference may be given to graduates of Black Hawk County public high schools.

  72. The Joan Nohre Scholarship: Nursing student.

  73. The Leana B. Nyland Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale.

  74. The OB/Peds Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student, preference may be given to a student expressing an interest and enthusiasm for obstetrics and/or pediatrics and a desire to practice their profession in obstetrics and/or pediatrics.

  75. The E. James O'Connor Memorial Scholarship: BSN or MSN student.

  76. The Ostrander Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student with specific emphasis in obstetrical nursing.

  77. The Linda C. Parrott Endowed Scholarship: Preference may be given to a BSN student.

  78. The Debra Peyton Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. 

  79. The Vernon H. Plager, M.D. Memorial Scholarship: Nursing scholarship. Preference may be given to a graduate of a Waterloo high school.

  80. The Joan Poe Memorial Scholarship.

  81. The Larry and Virginia Pugh Scholarship for Leadership: Nursing or radiography student.

  82. The Tim & Renee Rasmussen Family Scholarship: BSN or health science student, GPA 2.5-3.25.

  83. The Vera Reineking Nursing Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Minimum GPA of 2.4 or higher. Preference may be given to those students from Hudson or the 11 county service area in Northeast Iowa. 

  84. F. Harold Reuling, M.D. Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Preference may be given to those students from 11 county service area in Northeast Iowa.

  85. The Donald F. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship: BSN student. Preference may be given, but not restricted, to an ethnic minority student. Minimum GPA of 2.5.

  86. The Rolinger Family Endowed Scholarship: BSN student. Preference may be given to graduates from a high school in Black Hawk County.

  87. The Milt & Joanie Roth Endowed Scholarship: BSN student.

  88. The Sage Family Scholarship.

  89. The Patricia A. Sapp Scholarship: BSN or MSN student with a 3.5 GPA or better and who has been actively involved in the community and provided volunteer service.

  90. The Rosinda Waschkat Schweer Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student with a 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to a graduate of Denver High School.

  91. The Debra Kerns Seegers Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student. Preference may be given to a graduate of Denver or Hudson high schools.

  92. The David Seible Memorial Scholarship: BSN student with a 2.5 GPA or better.

  93. Vivian Shane Scholarship: BSN student with a 3.0 GPA or better.

  94. The Bob Sieglaff Scholarship: Minimum GPA of 3.0 required.

  95. The Sigma Theta Tau International Pi Kappa Chapter 392 Scholarship: Nursing student.

  96. The Andrew Smith, M.D. Scholarship: BSN student.

  97. The Ron & Betty Steege Endowed Scholarship: BSN student.

  98. The Shirley Strouse Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate or graduate nursing student. Preference may be given to an applicant from the 11 county service area in Northeast Iowa. 

  99. The Dale and Katherine Stupp Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Nursing student. Preference may be given to a graduate from a high school in Buchanan County.

  100. The Alberta Thomas Memorial Scholarship: Nursing or radiography student.

  101. The E. & M. Thoms Scholarship: BSN student with a minimum GPA of 2.33.

  102. The Lynn Thornberry Memorial Scholarship: Undergraduate or graduate nursing student. Special preference will be given to those applicants from Black Hawk county or adjacent counties.

  103. The Virginia C. Turner Memorial Scholarship: BSN or MSN with at least a 3.0 GPA.

  104. The Rose Unger Memorial Scholarship: Nursing scholarship.

  105. The Zora R. Walters Endowed Scholarship: Preference may be given to an applicant who graduated from East High School, Central High School, West High School or Columbus High School of Waterloo, Iowa or any other high schools hereafter created in the City of Waterloo, Iowa and who has not been out of high school longer than ten years from the academic award year.

  106. The Charles A. Waterbury, M.D. Memorial Scholarship: BSN or MSN student.

  107. The Lyle & Elsie Watters Endowed Scholarship: BSN or MSN student, Allen volunteer preferred.

  108. The Thomas H. Williams Scholarship: BSN or MSN student.

  109. The Lewis L. Zager, M.D. Memorial Scholarship: Nursing student.

  110. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - Opportunity Scholarship Fund: Awarded to a student who provides diversity among the Allen College student body, and a graduate of a High School in Black Hawk County.

  111. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - Keith M. & Dorothea W. Baskins Scholarship Fund: BSN student.

  112. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - Enderlein Family Scholarship: Nursing.

  113. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - Ralph L. Hadlund, MD Scholarship: Nursing student from Northeast Iowa with a farm background.

  114. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - David and Dianne Happel Family Scholarship.

  115. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - George W. and Hallene A. Paul Scholarship.

  116. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - Leo C. Puhl & Arlene J. Reed Puhl Nursing student. Preference may be given to applicants showing an interest in working in the area of oncology.