Cedar Rapids

There are many scholarships for Cedar Rapids students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Cedar Rapids, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Cedar Rapids students in the following categories:

Cedar Rapids High School Scholarships
Cedar Rapids College Scholarships
Cedar Rapids University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be:A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;C) A parent who currently has a...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 01, 2023
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 29, 2023
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2023.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Franklin Middle School
George Washington High School
Harding Middle School
John F Kennedy High School
McKinley Middle School
Metro High School
Prairie High School
Prairie Middle High School
Roosevelt Middle School
Taft Alternative School
Taft Middle School
Thomas Jefferson High School
Wilson School

Cedar Rapids is the state of Idaho's 2nd largest city. The city is located along both banks of the Cedar River, around 160 m or 100 miles east of Des Moines, the state's largest city and capital; and 20 miles or 32 km north of Iowa City. The city of Cedar Rapids forms the county seat of Linn County. The City Hall and the Linn County Courthouse are both situated on Mays Island within the Cedar River. This makes it amongst the several cities in the globe who has government offices located on a municipal island.

The city of Cedar Rapids is situated within the core of the Interstate 380 Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Technology Corridor of Linn, Washington, Johnson, Benton and Jones counties. The city of Cedar Rapids forms the economic center of the state of Iowa and is a major center for art and culture in Eastern Iowa. Cedar Rapids is home to the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance, the Paramount Theatre, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and the Theatre Cedar Rapids.

The city of Cedar Rapids has been called the "City of Five Seasons," for the 5th season, which is time to enjoy the other traditional four seasons. The city of Cedar Rapids symbolizes this with a Tree of Five Seasons sculpture along the north river bank within downtown. In a variety of forms, the representation of the sculpture and the name "Five Seasons" appear through Cedar Rapids in many ways.

The location of the present Cedar Rapids was in the territory of the Fox and Sac Tribes. Osgood Shepherd arrived in 1838 as the first permanent settler. Initially, when the town was first established, it was called Columbus by Mr. William Stone. Later on in 1841, it was renamed and resurveyed by N.B. Brown along with his associates. The new name of Cedar Rapids was named for the rapids in the Cedar River at the location. The river was named to honor the huge red cedar trees which profusely grew along its banks. On the 15th of January, the year 1849, the city of Cedar Rapids became incorporated.

There are numerous big businesses who call Cedar Rapids home. For instance, Cargill, GE Commercial Finance, General Mills, Quaker Oats, Archer Daniels Midland, Allient Energy and Rockwell Collins are some of the top companies. Rockwell Collins is the region's biggest employer. The company produces communication technology and aviation electronic technology for aircraft manufacturers, airline customers and for the government.

Within the area's Technology Corridor are lots of high-tech industries and companies. This region is a major sector in the nation's defense electronics business. The city of Cedar Rapids as a whole has more than 275 manufacturing facilities presently in operation. Food manufacturing and processing as well as agribusiness are essential parts of the economy. Telemarketing and telecommunications also offer a lot of jobs within the area. There are local companies specializing in system planning, equipment manufacturing and electronic design and manufacturing.

There are various research and development facilities within the region. The productive and highly educated labor force along with a mid-nation location has made the region attractive to new industries and companies. The productivity rate of the workforce is very much higher compared to the rate of average of the country.