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Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award


An award program identifying up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated. The program is shaped to attract students who are gifted as hard workers. Each student is awarded $1,500 for completing their project. Based on their work and accomplishments a presentation is given and judges choose 3 students to receive $10,000 scholarships to be used toward expenses to a tech school, college or university anywhere in the United States.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Iowa

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Contact Ms. Delene McConnaha
Membership and Academic Programs Manager
Tel: 319-643-5327 Address PO Box 696
302 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358-0696