IABO is sponsoring $500.00 scholarships for students attending (or planning to attend) the following colleges or universities and majoring in the respective curricula:
*Des Moines Area Community College – Architectural Technologies or Building Trades
*Inver Hills Community College (MN) – Building Inspection Technology
*Iowa State University – Architecture or Construction Engineering
*Iowa Western Community College – Architectural Engineering Technology
*Kirkwood Community College – Architectural/Construction Technology
*Simpson College – Pre-Engineering
*Southeastern Community College – Construction Technology
*University of Northern Iowa – Construction Management
*Western Iowa Technical Community College – Design and Drafting Technology
We may also consider other schools or curricula that have similar two or four year programs.
IABO is the Iowa Chapter of the International Code Council (ICC) IABO’s purposes are:
*To promote and provide educational opportunities to members and the general public for minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property and public welfare in design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all building and structures.
*To promote and provide public safety in the built environment through the development and use of the model codes produced by its constituent organizations ,enhancement of professionalism in code administration, and facilitating acceptance of innovative building products and systems.
Our approximately 200 members include building officials, building inspectors, architects, developers, private inspectors and engineers. They have the desire to promote the above purposes and IABO through the annual awarding of these scholarships.
Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
*Graduation from an Iowa high school (or GED)
*Admittance to, or good standing academically in, one of the eligible programs
We will be providing scholarships to students entering a 4-year program and scholarships for students entering a 2-year program.
Please find below a copy of the scholarship application. Feel free to copy the application, as necessary. Interested applicants should mail the completed application to:
City of Pella
Pella, IA 50219
Or Email materials to: