Scholarships & Awards

One Iowa NORTH Scholarship Funds
Application deadline: April 15, 2017

Each year, the ACLU of Iowa gives out the Robert Mannheimer Youth Advocacy Award. Deadline for submission is Monday, April 25

A $500 cash prize is given to a young Iowan ages 14 to 19 who has demonstrated a passion and advocacy for civil liberties.

Areas might include:

  • Free speech/free expression
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Immigrants’ rights
  • Racial equality and advocacy
  • Gender equality
  • Religious freedom
  • Government and technology/privacy issues
  • Disability rights
  • Voter education

The process to nominate a young person is fairly fast and easy. Please to take a few moments to nominate a young person you know!

First Friday Breakfast Club-2017

FFBC welcomes applications from anyone who has benefited the LGBTQ community, regardless of the applicant’s sexual orientation/gender identity.
Due March 15, 2017


Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program: A project of the Eychaner Foundation

Scholarship awards are based on academic aptitude, academic achievement, community service and financial need.

Due March 1, 2017


Point Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must identify as a member of the LGBTQ community to be eligible. Other eligibility requirements may be found here.

Due Jan. 1, 2017


Scholarship deadlines can change from year-to-year. Use the 2017 deadlines as a guide, but check each scholarship’s website for upcoming deadlines.

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