More than $1 million is distributed annually among qualified engineering first-year students for merit scholarships. Most are renewable for an additional year if a minimum GPA is maintained and academic progress is made.
General Merit Scholarships
The Fall 2023 incoming freshman engineering scholarship application opens September 15, 2022!
A high school cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher is required to be eligible to apply for engineering incoming freshman scholarships.
Fill out the online scholarship application by 11:59 PM CST on January 10, 2023 to be considered.
Scholarship Offer Information:
Frequently Asked Questions:
Kiewit Scholars Program
The Kiewit Scholars Program at Iowa State University is for exceptional engineering students who display an interest in, and passion for, design and construction engineering fields. The program includes both scholarship support (renewable up to five years) and annual programming that focuses on strengthening leadership, team building and professionalism skills towards careers in the design and construction industry.
Selection of Kiewit Scholars occurs during the spring of the each year and includes incoming freshman as well as existing students, allowing for the identification and support of early and emerging leaders. The deadline for incoming fall 2023 incoming freshman students to apply is January 10, 2023 at 11:59pm CST. Apply today to be considered for the 2023-2024 year!
Office of Student Financial Aid
The Office of Student Financial Aid has a wealth of resources ready to help you finance your education, including university scholarships, grants, loans, net tuition calculators, and more.
International Education Programs
Some scholarships are available specifically for study abroad experiences.