Scholarships & Funds

Several  scholarships and funds are offered through the Student Affairs Central Office. For questions on how to apply and the application process, please contact Jean Foley at (515) 294-4420.


The following scholarship applications are due Monday, Jan. 8, 2018:

The following scholarship applications are CLOSED:

Division-wide there are numerous scholarship opportunities for students. Please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid for information on additional scholarships and funds.


Pilar A. Garcia Student Achievement Fund, supports enrichment experiences including (but not limited to) study abroad, travel to conferences, and research projects. A student may request up to $1,000 per academic year. This fund is open to undergraduate and graduate students.


This fund requires demonstrated financial need. FInancial need is determined through the completion of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For information about FAFSA please visit

Undergraduate Conference Travel Fundhelps undergraduate students pay expenses incurred by attending regional, national, and international conferences. Students may apply for funding as individuals or on behalf of student organizations. This fund is offered as a collaborative effort between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.

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The Principal Financial Student Organization Integrity Fund is a $1,000 award for student organizations with activities that promote and support financial literacy, business, diversity, wellness, and/or healthy lifestyles.