President's Academy Scholarship

Indian Hills Community College invites high school seniors living and attending high school in the Indian Hills 10-county service region (Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello and Wayne counties) to apply for entry into the President’s Academy for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

The President’s Academy will include one student from each of the nineteen school districts in the Indian Hills regionInterested students should be high school seniors pursuing an Associate of Art or Associate of Science degree or are currently undecided in their choice of majors 

Students selected for the President’s Academy will receive a full-tuition scholarship for the first year to attend Indian Hills Community College.

Applicants much complete all of the following items by April 1, 2024:

President's Academy ApplicationIndian Hills Community College Application for AdmissionIndian Hills Foundation Scholarship ApplicationFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Students selected for the President’s Academy will be part of a cohort designed to develop young leaders. The Academy will meet monthly with Indian Hills President, Dr. Matt Thompson to develop leadership skills, participate in networking activities with local business and industry leaders, and engage in hands-on experiences through work-based learning and internships opportunities  

Finalists for the President's Academy Scholarship may be asked to attend an interview with Dr. Thompson. Scholarship award winners will be notified by May 1, 2024.  



If you have any questions or concerns about the President's Scholarship, please contact Jenaya in the Indian Hills Community College Foundation Office.

pilcherJenaya Pilcher, Scholarship Coordinator & Assistant
Indian Hills Community College
525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
Phone: (641) 683-5101 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5101
Email: [email protected]