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Last-Dollar Scholarship

Learn more about the Last-Dollar Scholarship.


Future Ready Iowa Grant

The Future Ready Iowa Grant will help you finish what you started.


Employer Innovation Fund

Business solutions that can help your organization.


Registered Apprenticeship

View a list of registered apprenticeships available throughout the state.




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All High-Demand Jobs in Iowa



Earn While You Learn

Explore Iowa's Registered Apprenticeship Program.

View Careers with 2 Years of Education/Training or Less


View Careers with 4 Years of Education/Training




Colleges Offering Programs for High-Demand Jobs

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Colleges and Programs approved for Last-Dollar Scholarship and Future Ready Iowa Grant funding.


Governor Kim Reynolds announces Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship Awards for Fall 2019

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced that more than 5,800 Iowa students have received the new Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship for Fall 2019.


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Gov. Reynolds Announces Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund Recipients

Governor Kim Reynolds announced the first 13 recipients of the new Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund, a matching grant designed to help employers carry out solutions to help their employees achieve postsecondary training and education.


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Searchable Job List

Learn more about high-demand jobs throughout the state.

Iowa's Current Skills Gap

See the data behind Iowa's Skill Gap

Accessibility Resources

Everyone is a part of Future Ready Iowa. Learn how accessibility can strengthen our workforce.