Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Award

Applications are due on Monday, Jan. 8 2018.

This award recognizes a female student who is an outstanding undergraduate leader at Iowa State University. Applicants should demonstrate exemplary leadership skills as evidenced by their active participation in extracurricular activities which involves directing actions, holding office, chairing committees, and/or receipt of awards. Examples of extracurricular activities include involvement in recognized student organizations, professional organizations, or community service. The recipient must be a senior during the time the funds will be distributed and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50 at the time of application.

Note: Award will be for academic year 2018-2019. Total award of $10,000 is divided between the two semesters. The recipient must be enrolled for both semesters to receive the full award. Final awardee will be notified in March 2018.

Applicant Info

Full Name as it appears in Iowa State University records *

ISU Net-ID *
Please DO NOT submit your university ID.

Spring Semester Address (include street address, city, and ZIP Code) *

University Email *



Status for 2018-2019

Projected Graduation Date

How did you hear about the award?

High School Name



Please ask three individuals who have observed you in a leadership role to serve as references for you. Each of your references should complete a recommendation form. At least one of the references should come from a member of the Iowa State University faculty or staff. Recommenders should submit the forms prior to the application deadline.


Cover Letter

Provide a one (1) page summary of your leadership experience and qualification for this award. (pdf preferred) *
(max file size 32mb)

Leadership Resume

Provide a resume that describes all paid and/or volunteer leadership experiences. The main focus should be on your involvement while a college student. Give dates of involvement, titles, activities, and accomplishments. (pdf preferred) *
(max file size 32mb)


In an essay of 500-1,000 words, describe one quality you believe makes a good leader, explain why, and tell how you have exemplified that quality in previous leadership roles. Illustrate your points with specific examples. (pdf preferred) *
(max file size 32mb)


In signing this application form, I extend permission to examine my official university record, both academic and disciplinary, to all those officially involved in the selection process. If awarded this scholarship, I give Iowa State University permission to include my name on the list of recipients and release it to the public as required under the terms of the scholarship. (Note: this list may include scholarship selection criteria, major, and hometown.)

I Accept *

E-signature (fill in your name) *

Telephone Number *

Oversight of the Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Award rests with Senior Vice President for Student Affairs. Please direct all inquires regarding the application process or qualification for the awards to the SVPSA office at 2350 Beardshear Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50010-2039, (telephone) 515 294-4420 or (FAX) 515 294-2305.

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