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BPW-Iowa Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

The Iowa Business and Professional Women's Foundation, Inc. was incorporated as a charitable organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code on April 7, 1988.

Through the Foundation's education program, scholarships are awarded to non-traditional students who are already in the workplace and want to attend school to further their education or be able to receive the training necessary for careers in business and professions.

Whether you are just embarking on the adult world or returning to school after years in the workforce, the Iowa BPW Foundation wants to help you.

Details about the Iowa BPW Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Annually, scholarship dollars are budgeted and awarded.  Five (5) $1,000 scholarships were awarded April 21, 2018. 

♦ Scholarship Application Requirements/Process
Download the scholarship cover letter, click here

♦ Scholarship Application Forms
To download the PDF application, click here
To download the WORD application, click here

The 2019 deadline to submit the application is Friday, March 29. Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to the Educational Scholarship Committee Chair:

Charla Schmid
1890 215th Street
Red Oak, IA 51566-6013

Purpose of Iowa Business & Professional Women's Foundation, Inc.

  • To promote charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.
  • To establish, maintain and distribute scholarships.
  • To give financial aid to schools, colleges, and other institutions of education.
  • To conduct research and surveys.
  • To provide lectures and seminars.


Executive Committee for Iowa BPW Foundation, Inc.

  • President
    Rose Lorenz
  • Vice President
    Janice Brown
  • Secretary/Treasurer
    Charla Schmid