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Our Mission

The 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.