Scholarships are awarded through a variety of sources, so make sure you explore all your options. We have separated the awards students at Iowa State University receive into four different categories: Office of Student Financial Aid (FinAidScholar), College/Department, Other University awards, and Privately Funded. Click on each category below to find out how to apply. If you have additional questions regarding scholarships, email

Approaching Scholarship Deadlines

Name Deadline
Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest March 29th
$5000 Nitro College Scholarship March 31st
Future is Female Scholarship March 31st
SonoBoom Annual Scholarship March 31st
Soliant's Sunrise Scholarship March 31st
Cleaning Checklist Design Scholarship March 31st
Aquant Annual Scholarship Program March 31st
The Cover Guy 4th Annual Scholarship April 1st
Vivint Smart Home Scholarship April 1st
Senior Care Innovation Scholarship April 15th

Scholarships without Deadlines

Walter J. Allen and Shaun B. Keister Scholarship
Legacy of Heroines scholarship
Rhodes Scholarship
Soros, The Paul and Daisy Fellowship for New America
Picard, Truman D. Scholarship Program
HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship
Sports Clips Help A Hero Scholarship
CARiD Scholarship
Jack Trice Character Award
Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
Pelican Water Systems
LA Tutors 123 Scholarship
The Texas SEO Company Scholarship Program Spring
Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award
Rentec Direct's Tech Mastery Scholarship
RapidSeedbox's $1000 Scholarship for Computer Engineering Students
Buddha Teas Fair Trade Scholarship Program
Body Details Scholarship for Aspiring Professionals
Student Loan Hero $1K Scholarship
Start Standing Scholarship
How to Start A Blog Scholarship
Omorfio $1000 Scholarship for Fashion, Medical and Engineering Students
National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship
The Future of Bariatric Surgery Scholarship
Allen Roth Marketing Scholarship
Should I Sign Rising Star Scholarship
Consumer Home Decor Scholarship
SEOReseller's Digital Marketing Scholarship
10th Circle Student Scholarship
ZendyHealth's $2,000 Med Tech Scholarship
United Yacht Transport
Asure Software International Scholarship
Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program
$2000 Leadership Scholarship
BlueVine Entrepreneur Scholarship
Masticating Juicer Scholarship
Redfin Scholarship
UncommonGoods Scholarship
OppU Achievers Scholarship
General Academic & College Scholarships 2017 Scholarship
The Bike Challenge Scholarship Program
CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
NAB Dollars for Scholars $1,000 College Scholarship
Picture Keeper's Bi-Annual Scholarship Program
ExtremeTerrain Scholarship
The Future Thinking Scholarship
The Best Bluetooth Speaker Scholarship
CouponRaja Scholarship Project
UpNature Nursing and Medical Scholarship Scholarship "Save Future" Scholarship
Tekz24 Scholarship
Sleeping Organic's Sustainability Scholarship
Thrivent Financial Scholarship
African-American Grants
Best Online Courses Scholarship
EasyEDA Electronic Engineering Communication Scholarship