Scholarship Opportunities

Iowa State University awards thousands of scholarships each year to incoming students. Some awards are automatic while many require an application. Scholarships are offered through a variety of sources at Iowa State, so make sure you explore all your options.

Freshman Awards

Freshmen can be considered for academic scholarships simply by submitting an application for admission!

Transfer Awards

Iowa State University offers special scholarships to transfer students. These awards are provided to students who meet various qualifications.

Financial Aid Awards

Many scholarships are available for students seeking their first four-year degree at Iowa State University. To apply for these awards, you will fill out the FinAidScholar online application. By filling out a single application you gain access to 100+ scholarship opportunities.

College/Department Awards

Each of Iowa State University's six colleges and some of its departments offer select scholarships to incoming students. Application timelines differ among colleges and departments. Check out the scholarships available to you from your college.