Take a look at all of the opportunities available for transfer students to help finance their engineering education.
General Merit Scholarships
Scholarships through the College of Engineering are awarded to incoming transfer students on the basis of academic ability as measured by ACT or SAT scores (if taken), grades earned in basic program courses at transfer school(s), and essay responses.
Students must apply to be considered for transfer merit awards.
The spring 2023 application is now closed.
The fall 2023 entry engineering transfer student merit scholarship application opens January 1, 2023. Fill out the online fall entry transfer student merit scholarship application by June 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM CST to be considered.
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 and transfer students as well as existing students with four semesters remaining, allowing for the identification and support of early and emerging leaders. The application opens in OneApp on September 15, 2022, and the deadline for incoming fall 2023 transfer students to apply is January 10, 2023 at 11:59pm CST. Apply during that time 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.