First Year Students

Check the list below for all of the opportunities available for first-year students to help finance their engineering education.  If you have any questions about our scholarships, please feel free to contact us at engineeringscholarships@iastate.edu.

General Merit Scholarships

More than $500,000 is distributed among qualified engineering first-year students. Most are renewable for an additional year if a minimum GPA is maintained and academic progress is made.

Fall 2018 Incoming Engineering Students

Automatic merit scholarships are available to students with an ACT composite of 33 to 36 or an SAT combined score of 1500 or higher. A notification letter will be sent in the mail to students who meet these requirements.

The Invited Merit Application closed on December 1, 2017.

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

The department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering offers scholarships to their incoming freshmen students.  The deadline to apply is July 1.  Please click on the link above for additional information or to apply.

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 FASFA 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 Federal Work Study on the FAFSA because preference in hiring is given to those who meet financial-need requirements as determined by FAFSA.

 

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
@iastate.edu