A student must be admitted to an Iowa State University degree program and enrolled at least half-time (six hours for an undergraduate and five hours for a graduate student) in order to be eligible for federal financial aid.
Non-Degree & Others
Non-degree students are not eligible for scholarships offered through Admissions or the Office of Student Financial Aid.
There are federal financial aid options if you are enrolling in:
- A required prerequisite(s) course for admission to a degree/professional program, or
- An approved teacher certification program
Students who may be eligible for federal financial aid should:
- Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) for the appropriate aid year to be considered for federal loans and grants. (Use FAFSA code 001869 so that we receive it.)