Christina Hixson Opportunity Awards

The Hixson Opportunity Award is a grant of $18,000 to be used at Iowa State University. One hundred high school seniors from across Iowa will receive the award each year, representing each county in the state. if you are a high school senior who demonstrates potential in ways that go beyond class rankings and test scores, you may wish to apply.
The Criteria for eligibility as a Christina Hixson opportunity Award recipient:
-Students must have faced challenges of personal and/or financial hardship
-Students must be residents of Iowa
-Students must possess the potential to succeed
-Students must demonstrate financial need as determined by filing the FAFSA.
-Students must be admissible to Iowa State University.
Application Procedures
-complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at by December 1
-Complete the online application for the Hixson Opportunity Award by December 15
-Complete the Iowa State University admission process by December 15.   

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