Annual Scholarship Program

The Iowa Heart Foundation provides financial assistance to qualified students enrolled at an accredited Iowa college or university earning a degree in the healthcare field through our annual scholarship program. Scholarship funds are supported by general donations, memorial and honorary donations, and fundraising activities. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrolled in an accredited Iowa health care education program for fall 2024 (nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, medical assistant, certified medical assistant, and imaging technologist)
  • Iowa resident
  • GPA average of 3.0 or higher
  • Commitment to practice in the state of Iowa after graduation
  • Interest to work in the cardiovascular field will receive priority
  • Submission of two professional reference letters and contact information

To apply, please fill out the application below and email ( or mail the following documents by the application deadline: 

  1. Photo ID (copy of Iowa Driver's License)
  2. Two letters of reference
  3. Current transcript or acceptance letter

If you have any questions regarding the scholarships, please email 

Deadline to apply: June 15, 2024

Listing of Past Scholarship Recipients

Applicant Information

Employment Information

College/University Information

  • Nurse
    Nurse Practitioner
    Physician Assistant
    Medical Assistant
    Certified Medical Assistant
    Imaging Technologist

Professional Reference #1

Professional Reference #2

Personal Statements

List All Anticipated Expenses for the Scholarship Academic Year

Terms of Agreement

The above information is, to the best of my knowledge, true and accurate. In making this application to the Iowa Heart Foundation, I acknowledge the scholarship will be awarded for (1) year on the basis of need and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, handicap or veteran status.

I understand to receive this scholarship I must be a student in good standing at an accredited school, college, or university. Reconsideration for future scholarships in subsequent years requires I reapply and submit to the application procedures as defined. I understand scholarship monies will be issued only to a school, college, or university in which I am enrolled and in good standing.