Iowa State University Scholarship for International Students 2017 – in USA

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

Selection Criteria

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.

Application Requirements

  • 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.)




  1. Teyim Rodrick Ticha

    March 1, 2017 at 10:24 am

    Am having advanced level in biology and chemistry and wish to study for scholarship because i can’t afford to pay for my tuition fee. I will very grateful if my application is taken into consideration. Thanksome yoursite humble applicant. Teyim Rodrick Ticha from Cameroon Africa

  2. Ouando Ridouane

    February 22, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    J ‘aimerai terminer mes etudes dans votre cadre pour devenir un leader demain s’il vous plait

  3. Waridah Wanjiru Weya

    February 21, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    I would really love to study in such a commendable institution. Just finished my ordinary level hoping and trying out for the scholarship award offered to undergraduates. I hope my desire would be a reality

  4. aminata j sesay

    February 14, 2017 at 1:46 am

    I would like to study at lowa state university its will be a great honor for me to have such opportunity have just set my high school examination pls help me

  5. Twizerimana Emmanuel

    January 20, 2017 at 2:33 am

    Um Interested To Study There

  6. aveyran legrand saya tsiba

    January 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    Je demande une bourse d etude en geologie pour mes etudes a fin que je puisse continue les etudes universitaire .si vous pouvez me l offrere pour sa .sa me faire plaisir de votre part je suis au congo brazzaville .

  7. Anguzu Denis

    January 11, 2017 at 10:42 am

    I would like to study at lowa state university.
    Am Anguzu Denis,a Ugandan by nationality..
    Completed form six in 2014
    But because of money issues and the suddenly death of my father,schooling became a problem.
    But if given a chance to study I Will be most greatful

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