College Scholarships

IETF 2014 Fall Scholarship Winner Paul Schoolman

Each semester, the IETF will award  $500 scholarships to qualified post-high school students of all ages, to lessen the burden of higher education. The scholarship can be used for supplies, books or tuition at licensed, accredited institutions of higher education (including trade schools) and are paid directly to the educational institution.

Learn more about Alyssa MendelsohnKaleigh KnappPaul Schoolman, Jared Beeson and Sarah Kunz, the IETF’s fall 2014 scholarship award winners.





Follow these steps to apply for an IETF scholarship:

  • Review our Scholarship Description for requirements, criteria and required documentation. PDF
  • Complete an Application. PDF
  • Submit all scholarship application materials electronically as one document to OR mail documents to IETF, Attn: Catherine Rice, PO Box 14005, Lenexa, KS 66285 according to the following schedule: Fall Semester – Applicant deadline is May 1 with award announcement by July 15; Spring Semester – Applicant deadline is November 30 with award announcement December 15.

Application checklist
____ Did you complete the application?
____ Did you submit an essay with the application?
____ Did you include a high school or college transcript(s) or the equivalent?
____ Did you include a letter of acceptance from the educational program director?
____ Did you include a doctor’s letter confirming ET diagnosis with the application?
____ If you were previously awarded an IETF scholarship, did you submit a new application, essay, and transcript?

All application materials MUST be submitted together for consideration.
Applications missing materials will be ineligible.


Past Scholarship Winners

2011  2012   2013   2014

Building the Scholarship Program

The IETF needs additional generous donors to continue the IETF scholarship program. With your support, we can help the many qualified and deserving applicants to finance some of their educational expenses.

The IETF will establish specific scholarship awards in the donor’s name, if desired, to be awarded annually, i.e. the Jane Smith Award. These scholarship awards are a powerful way to honor or memorialize a loved one.

For further information about setting up a scholarship or donating to the IETF scholarship program, please contact Catherine Rice at (toll free) 888-387-3667, via email at, or review this flyer.

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