Scholarships

Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Award

Morgan Fritz

Morgan Fritz 
Junior studying Political Science from Lake Mills, IA

Carnot H. Thomas and Lillian M. Thomas Leadership Award

Peyton Hamel

Peyton Hamel
Sophomore studying Genetics and English from Littleton, CO

Charles F. Frederiksen Leadership Award

Nick Battles

Nick Battles
Senior studying Global Resource Systems from Indianola, IA

Jacelyn Rudderow

Jacelyn Rudderow
Junior studying Biological Systems Engineering from Pedricktown, NJ

David J. Henry All-University Leadership and Academic Excellence Award

Caroline Franciskato

Caroline Franciskato
Junior studying Chemical Engineering from Lee's Summit, MO

Gib and Nancy Stanek Leadership Award

 

Shera Smith

Shera Smith
Junior studying Dietetics from Albert City, IA

 

David W. and Ellen J. Raisbeck Leadership Award

Cole Schlup

Cole Schlup
Junior studying Agricultural Engineering from California, MO

 

Kaitlyn Lomas

Kaitlyn Lomas
Sophomore studying Marketing from Elgin, IL

 

W. Robert Parks and Ellen Sorge Parks Senior Scholarship

Jace Leininger

Jace Leininger
Junior studying Kinesiology & Health from Mason City, IA

 

Sesquicentennial Learning to Live a Life Leadership Award

Megan Pezley

Megan Pezley
Sophomore studying Technical Communications and Speech Communications from Cedar Falls, IA

 

Sandra and Lynn Davis Leadership Award

Sierra Shields

Sierra Shields
Junior studying Psychology from Glendale Heights, IL

 

Nicole Martindale

Nicole Martindale
Junior studying Civil Engineering from Gretna, NE

 

Jose Rodriguez Campos

Jose Rodriguez Campos
Junior studying Industrial Technology from Des Moines, IA

 

Kennedy Cook

Kennedy Cook
Junior studying Industrial Engineering from Moline, IL

 

Jack Trice Character Award

Zakiya Johnson

Zakiya Johnson
Sophomore studying Psychology from Dubuque, IA

 

Olivia Johnson

Olivia Johnson
Sophomore studying Criminal Justice & Psychology from Naperville, IL

 

Walter J. Allen and Shaun B. Keister Scholarship

Alex Klein

Alex Klein
Future ISU graduate student studying Sociology from Mason City, IA

 

Division of Student Affairs Scholarships

The following scholarships are available from the Division of Student Affairs. Applications and deadlines are available via OneApp

Award Amount: $3,000
Application Open: September 1- December 15

Criteria 

  • took advantage of opportunities at Iowa State University to apply knowledge to real life projects and experiences.
  • used initiative to develop a significant, unique project with demonstrable results 
  • be a junior or senior (60 credits)

Award Amount: $1,000
Application Open: September 1- December 15

Criteria 

  • 3.0 GPA or higher 
  • Recipients shall embody the traits and character of Jack Trice, such as courage and a commitment to social causes 
  • must be an undergraduate student or incoming student
President's Leadership Initiative Awards

All President's Leadership Initiatives Awards are $2,000 and require a cover letter, resume, essay, two recommendations, and a complete application. Applications and deadlines are available via OneApp

Requirements:

  • classified as a senior (90 credits by time scholarship is awarded)
  • demonstrate leadership in any capacity

Requirements: 

  • undergraduate student 
  • reside in university housing
  • serve in a leadership role 
  • demonstrate outstanding service to the university community

Requirements:

  • undergraduate student 
  • demonstrate leadership in any capacity

Requirements:

  • classified as a senior (90 credits by time scholarship is awarded)
  • demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, university involvement and community service 
  • show promise of continued involvement with Iowa State as an alumni

Requirements:

  • be sophomore standing (between 30 and 60 credits by time scholarship is awarded) 
  • demonstrate leadership through community service 

Requirements:

  • be an undergraduate student in good standing 
  • demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid) 
  • demonstrate academic achievement and professional potential
Additional Scholarships

Available to high school seniors who will be entering ISU. Half-tuition scholarships are available for 100 undergraduates, one from each of Iowa's 99 counties (two from Polk county). More information here.

  • All awards are $2,000
  • Requirements include application, resume, essay and two recommendations
  • Learn more and apply here.

Multicultural Student Affairs also sponsors three scholarship programs: 

Check out The Center's website for more information on how to apply to be eligible for one of three scholarships.

Funds

Assists 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.

The Student Organization Event Funding Board offers recognized student organizations an opportunity to receive funds for events throughout the academic year (fall and spring semesters only). The ultimate goal of this program is to be as inclusive and diverse as possible with regard to organizations and events that are funded.