Return to Iowa Generations Scholarship

General Description

The Return to Iowa- Generations Scholarship is awarded to students who have been offered admission to Iowa State University and who are nonresident children or grandchildren of Iowa State graduates. A graduate is defined as any person who has been awarded a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree from Iowa State University.

The Generations Scholarship application must be completed by March 1. In order to be considered for this scholarship, students must provide information so the graduation of the parent, step-parent, legal guardian, or grandparent may be verified. Students may complete the scholarship application form available online below. The Generations Scholarship is worth $6,000 ($1,500 per year for four years) and can be combined with the Academic Recognition Award or the Award for Competitive Excellence (ACE).

Scholarship Eligibility

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to receive the Return to Iowa - Generations Scholarship:

  • Students who have a parent, step-parent, legal guardian, or grandparent who graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree.
  • Students who enroll at Iowa State University as a new full-time, nonresident, undergraduate student beginning summer or fall term.
  • Completion and verification of the scholarship application form.

Application Form

Online Application
Printable Application