Scholarships

Below are the scholarship options offered by the Student Affairs Central Office. For questions on how to apply and the application process, please contact Jean Foley at (515) 294-4420.

 

Award Name and ApplicationCriteriaAward AmountDue Date
Walter J. Allen and Shaun B. Keister ScholarshipRecipients will have demonstrated leadership and involvement in promoting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) student activities and in the promotion of a positive identity for LGBT students throughout the University community.

Undergraduate applicants must have a GPA of 2.25 or higher.

Graduate applicants must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher.

$1,000CLOSED
Jack Trice Character AwardRecipients will be chosen on the basis of their commitment to the ideals demonstrated by Jack Trice throughout his lifetime

3.0 GPA or higher

Must be an undergraduate student or an incoming freshmen
$1,000CLOSED
Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Awardbe a female

be a senior (90 credits by Fall 2017)

have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 at the time of application

demonstrate exemplary leadership skills
$10,000CLOSED
Sesquicentennial Leadership Awardhave taken advantage of opportunities at Iowa State University to apply his or her knowledge to real life projects and experiences

show how he or she has used initiative to develop a significant, unique project with demonstrable results

be a junior or senior (60 credits by fall 2017)
$3,000CLOSED

President’s Leadership Initiative Awards

President’s Leadership Initiative Awards require:

All President’s Leadership Initiative Awards are $2,000

Award Name and ApplicationCriteriaDue Date
Sandra and Lynn Davis Leadership Awardbe a senior (90 credits by fall 2017)

demonstrate leadership in any capacity
CLOSED
Charles F. Frederiksen Leadership Awardbe an undergraduate student

reside in university housing

serve in a leadership role

demonstrate outstanding service to the university community
CLOSED
David W. and Ellen J. Raisbeck Leadership Awardbe an undergraduate student

demonstrate leadership in any capacity
CLOSED
W. Robert Parks and Ellen Sorge Parks Senior Scholarshipbe a senior (90 credits by fall 2017)

demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, university involvement, and community service

show promise of continued involvement with Iowa State as an alumnus or alumna
CLOSED
Junior Leadership Awardbe a junior (at least 60 and less than 90 credits by fall 2017)

demonstrate a progression of leadership development (breadth, depth, and impact of past leadership activities)

show potential for future leadership
CLOSED
Tze-Yen Teoh Sophomore Leadership Scholarshipbe a sophomore (at least 30 and less than 60 by fall 2017) who promote the qualities of leadership and community service among Iowa State students

reflect the compassionate, joyous, and thoughtful life of service that marked the life of Tze-Yen
CLOSED
Gib and Nancy Stanek Leadership Awardbe a sophomore (at least 30 and less than 60 by fall 2017)

demonstrate leadership through community service
CLOSED
Carnot H. Thomas and Lillian M. Thomas Leadership Awardbe an undergraduate in good standing as of fall 2017

demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid)

demonstrate academic achievement, and professional potential
CLOSED

 

Multicultural Student Scholarships

Multicultural Student Scholarships require:

All Multicultural Student Scholarship awards are $2,000.

Award NameCriteria Due Date
Herta David Minority Student Scholarshipbe a multicultural student

be a sophomore, junior or senior as of fall 2017

have a 2.50 GPA at the time of application

demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid)

come from a challenging family background
CLOSED
Donald Smith Scholarshipbe an African-American student

study in a technical field

be a sophomore, junior, or senior as of fall 2017

demonstrate need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid)

show degree progress
CLOSED
Crazy Horse Scholarshipbe a Native American undergraduate student (first preference given to Native Americans from reservations)CLOSED
Lawrence Shindel Scholarshipbe a Native American, full-time undergraduate student

be a member of a federally recognized tribe

have documentation of being 1/4 or more Indian

Preference given to students who will be juniors or seniors as of fall 2017
CLOSED