Cedar Rapids

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 01, 2023
$25,000
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: Sep 29, 2023
$1,000
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...

$25,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $25,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
$2,500
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...

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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.