Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Iowa has a budget of $5,286,896,181.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Iowa schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Iowa, over 90.50% have high school diplomas, over 25.10% have post secondary degrees, and over 7.40 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Iowa is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Iowa need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Iowa. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $48,925.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Iowa's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $48,079.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Iowa Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Iowa ensures all eligible residents in Iowa can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Iowa, contact Iowa financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Iowa are browsing from the following cities: Gilbert, Ladora, Maurice, Sully, Gowrie, Haverhill, Albion, Princeton, Maxwell, Bancroft

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Iowa Partners for Conservation (IPC) Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Announcement for Program Funding (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA IPC 22 NOFO0001131
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Iowa Partners for Conservation (IPC) Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA IPC 21 NOFO0001069
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA CIG 21 NOFO0001071
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Nitrate Reduction Potential via Reservoir Water Level Management in Central Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 21 SOI 0001
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $50,000
Waterbird and vegetation response to reservoir water management in central Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 21 SOI 0002
Agency: Department of Defense, Dept. of the Army -- Corps of Engineers
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $55,000
Community Supervision Report Card in the Iowa Department of Corrections (apply)

Funding Number: 20CS13
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $50,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA CIG 20 NOFO0001007
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Iowa Partners for Conservation (IPC) Fiscal Year (FY) (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA IPC 20 GEN0010749
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Grantee -- States of Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Texas, Oklahoma, Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CM R12 1798
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $64,910,486
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson Counties, Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R07 1796
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,157,904

 

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