The Iowa State University US is offering the International Merit Scholarship for Fresh Undergraduate students for October 2017 academic session.
Application Deadline: 1st March 2017 | Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Students: International students
To be taken at (country): Iowa State University USA
Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at the university
About Scholarship: Iowa State is committed to enrolling a diverse and talented student population. The International Merit Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement, and outstanding talent or achievements in one or more of the following areas: math and sciences, the arts, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, innovation, or entrepreneurship.
Type: Undergraduate scholarship
Incoming international freshmen applicants and international transfer applicants with fewer than 66 transferrable semester credits
Demonstrated strong academic achievement, and outstanding talent or achievements in one or more of the following areas: math and sciences, the arts, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, innovation, or entrepreneurship
Number of Scholarships: not specified
Value of Scholarship: There are two international Merit Scholarship levels:
Gold: $8,000/year (renewable)
Cardinal: $4,000/year (renewable)
Duration of Scholarship: Recipients will be funded for a maximum of 8 semesters, or completion of the degree, whichever comes first.
- A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) comparable to a minimum of 3.0 out of 4.0 (B)
- The SAT is not required, but if submitted, it will be considered
- A resume or CV listing your achievements
- One letter of recommendation
- A 500-word essay. You may write something that will help the committee get to know you better and tell us why you deserve the award, or you may answer one of the questions provided on the scholarship application form
- Applicants must be international students and must have completed an international application for admission
How to Apply
You must submit your Undergraduate Application for Admission and all required transcripts, financial documents, and examination results before you may apply for the International Merit Scholarship, as your application file will be reviewed as part of the scholarship consideration.
Once you have submitted your application for admission, you may then complete the International Merit Scholarship Application Form.
Please be sure to use your name exactly as it is entered on your application for admission so that your scholarship application can be matched to your undergraduate application. You will use this form to upload your current resume or CV (in PDF format), type your essay, and send the letter of recommendation form to the person you have asked to provide it. (These items must all be submitted using this form. Any scholarship materials via email or post will not be accepted.)