Scholarships

Scholarship Winners

Carnot H. Thomas and Lillian M. Thomas Leadership Award

Paola Rodriguez posing with her award and Wendy Wintersteen

Paola Rodriguez
Sophomore studying Animal Science from Guynabo, Puerto Rico

Sesquicentennial Learning to Live a Life Leadership Award

Timothy Ellis posing with his award and Wendy Wintersteen

Timothy Ellis
Junior studying Software Engineering from Boone, IA

Charles F. Frederiksen Leadership Award

Julian Canabal Rodriguez posing with his award and Wendy Wintersteen

Julián Canabal-Rodríguez
Junior studying Agricultural Engineering from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Thomas Burkhart posing with his reward and Wendy Wintersteen

Thomas Burkhart
Junior studying Aerospace Engineering from Sioux City, IA

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

Anna Olson posing with her reward and Wendy Wintersteen

Anna Olson
Senior studying Journalism and Political Science from Boone, IA

Gib and Nancy Stanek Leadership Award

 

Annabelle Behrens posing with her award and Wendy Wintersteen

Annabelle Behrens
Sophomore studying Aerospace Engineering from North Aurora, IL

David W. and Ellen J. Raisbeck Leadership Initiative Award

Syndey Paris posing with her award and Wendy Wintersteen

Sydney Paris
Senior studying Animal Science and Microbiology from Mansfield, IL

Abigail Stanlick posing with her award and Wendy Wintersteen

Abigail Stanlick
Sophomore studying Materials Engineering from Cedar Rapids, IA

Lynn J. and Sandra L. Davis Leadership Award

Eric Keller posing with his award and Dr. Younger

Eric Keller
Senior studying Animal Science from Gladbrook, IA

Phillip Gorni posing with his award and Dr. Younger

Phillip Gorni
Sophomore studying Aerospace Engineering from Elk Grove Village, IL

Jordan Rindels posing with her award and Wendy Wintersteen

Jordan Rindels
Junior studying Animal Science from Rockford, IL

William Greteman posing with his award and Wendy Wintersteen

William Greteman
Sophomore studying Finance from West Des Moines, IA

Jack Trice Character Award

Muhayimana Benigne posing with her award and Wendy Wintersteen

Muhayimana Benigne
Freshman studying Dietetics from Des Moines, IA

Frank Zhang posing with his award and Dr. Younger

Frank Zhang
Sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering from Cedar Falls, IA

W. Robert Parks and Ellen Sorge Parks Senior Scholarship

Nathan Behrends posing with his award and Wendy Wintersteen

Nathan Behrends
Junior studying Agricultural Studies from Atlantic, IA

Division of Student Affairs Student 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- February 1

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- February 1

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.