Eligibilty for Scholarship

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation administers scholarship funds for the following organizations. For more information please contact each organization as noted.

AAUW Scholarship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Cedar Falls Branch awards the Transition Scholarship each spring to a non-traditional female student currently attending Hawkeye Community College who will enroll in at least 6 credit hours at UNI in the fall. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or more on at least 30 transferable credit hours from HCC. Preference is given to students majoring in a non-traditional field of study. More information and application form available here.

Altrusa Club Scholarship

Cedar Falls Altrusa Club Scholarship supports non-traditional female students. Recipient selection is based on ability, motivation, financial need, and attainment of junior status. For more information contact Debi Daters.

Robert Eller Study Abroad Scholarship

Robert Eller Study Abroad Scholarship was established to assist in making it possible for a University of Northern Iowa student to study abroad. More information is available from the University of Northern Iowa Study Abroad Center here.

Foundation News

1/21/2020

Nominations being accepted for the Melendy Spirit Award

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the Melendy Spirit Award. The Melendy Spirit Award is open to individuals, families, groups, or organizations who, as Cedar Falls residents, have made outstanding community contributions that have enhanced, improved, or positively affected the overall quality of life in Cedar Falls, through philanthropic or other means.

12/17/2019

Cedar Falls Community Foundation Awards $20,000 in Scholarships

The Cedar Falls Community Foundation has awarded four $5,000 scholarships from the Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment to support UNI students studying abroad during the Spring 2020 semester. The Robert Eller Study Abroad Endowment was established by emeritus UNI Education Media Specialist Robert Eller to foster the educational, professional, and personal growth of undergraduate students