Transfer Student Scholarships

Take a look at all of the opportunities available for transfer students to help finance their engineering education.

General Merit Scholarships

The Spring 2018 Transfer Merit Scholarship application is now available! Deadline to apply is January 1, 2018. The Fall 2018 Transfer Merit Scholarship application will become available after the spring application closes.

How to Apply

Fill out the online scholarship application by January 1, 2018.

ISU Net-ID is required to log on to the scholarship application website. To register for an ISU Net-ID:

  • Go to
  • Click on Register your Net-ID
  • Follow the steps provided. (You will need your University ID to register)
  • If you have any issues or questions about this process while completing it, please contact the Information Technology Solution Center at 515-294-4000 or

Once you have your Net-ID, fill out the Engineering Transfer Scholarship application. Please note, you will not be able to save your application and go back to it later. It will need to be completed all at once.

To access the application

Office of Student Financial Aid

Explore the Financial Aid website for information related to:

Learn & Earn

Many jobs are available through the College Work Study (CWS) program for students who meet financial need requirements as determined by the FAFSA and the criteria of individual employers for available work-study positions.

How to Apply
File the FAFSA between October 1 and December 1. Be sure to indicate your interest in CWS on the FAFSA because preference in hiring is given to those who meet financial need requirements as determined by FAFSA.

International Education Programs

Some scholarships are available specifically for study abroad experiences.


Contact Us

Engineering Students Services
1300 Marston Hall
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: (515) 294-9295
(800) 262-3810 ext. 9295,
Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m. CST
E-mail: engineeringscholarships