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 2022 incoming freshman engineering scholarship application is now closed. Applications are being reviewed, and notifications will go out by the end of January.
Scholarship Offer Information:
Kiewit Scholars Program
The deadline for incoming fall 2022 freshmen to apply has passed. Applications are being reviewed, and notifications will go out by early February.
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 College of Engineering is sponsoring FIRST® scholarships with a value of $1,000 each for high school seniors planning to enroll for Fall 2022.
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.