New_MSF_logo_color_bg.pd3 The James B. Morris Scholarship Application portal will open on Monday, November 16, 2015 and will close Monday, February 29, 2016

The 2016 Awardees will be notified directly and announced by mid-April 2016. Please allow the Committee the time needed to make the announcement.

Thank you,
Scholarship Committee Chair


Our MissionThe James B. Morris Scholarship Fund (MSF) provides financial assistance, motivation and internship opportunities for Iowa’s minority students pursuing post-secondary and graduate degrees. The MSF provides this assistance to high-achieving individuals who demonstrate strong academic performance, community service and a need for financial aid. The MSF provides minority students with an opportunity to learn, grow, and become professionals in their chosen careers while assisting Iowa communities with the retention of a diverse pool of talent.

Our Vision
Empowering high performing Iowa minority students with need to reach their goals in higher education and life

Our Management
The James B. Morris Scholarship Fund is administered by a Board of Directors comprised of Iowa business and education leaders. The fund relies on the service of Board members and volunteers for the majority of its support needs.

The Morris Board of Directors administers the James B. Morris Scholarship and a number of named scholarships as well.

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