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
Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Awardbe a female

be a senior (90 credits by Fall 2018)

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

demonstrate exemplary leadership skills
$10,00012/15/2017
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 2018)
$3,00012/15/2017
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

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 2018)

demonstrate leadership in any capacity
12/15/2017
Charles F. Frederiksen Leadership Awardbe an undergraduate student

reside in university housing

serve in a leadership role

demonstrate outstanding service to the university community
12/15/2017
David W. and Ellen J. Raisbeck Leadership Awardbe an undergraduate student

demonstrate leadership in any capacity
12/15/2017
W. Robert Parks and Ellen Sorge Parks Senior Scholarshipbe a senior (90 credits by fall 2018)

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

show promise of continued involvement with Iowa State as an alumnus or alumna
12/15/2017
Gib and Nancy Stanek Leadership Awardbe a sophomore (at least 30 and less than 60 by fall 2018)

demonstrate leadership through community service
12/15/2017
Carnot H. Thomas and Lillian M. Thomas Leadership Awardbe an undergraduate in good standing as of fall 2018

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

demonstrate academic achievement, and professional potential
12/15/2017

 

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 2018

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
12/15/2017
Donald Smith Scholarshipbe an African-American student

study in a technical field

be a sophomore, junior, or senior as of fall 2018

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

show degree progress
12/15/2017
Crazy Horse Scholarshipbe a Native American undergraduate student (first preference given to Native Americans from reservations)12/15/2017
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 2018
12/15/2017