Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before 1st March 2017 | Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Students: Scholarships open to all International students
Scholarship Institution: Scholars will undertake scholarships in Iowa State University USA
Eligible Courses: Courses will be offered at the university
Scholarship Info: Iowa State is wholly committed to admitting a diverse and talented set of international students. The International Merit Scholarship is currently to students who have shown 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.
Scholarship Type:Only undergraduate scholarships will be available.
You are eligible to apply if you are an incoming international freshman applicant or international transfer applicant with fewer than 66 transferrable semester credits
You should demonstrate 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: The number is not indicated
Value of Scholarship: There are two international Merit Scholarship levels:
Gold: $8,000/year (renewable)
Cardinal: $4,000/year (renewable)
Duration of Scholarship: Successful recipients will be funded for upto 8 semesters, or until completion of their degree programs, 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 should 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.)
Visit scholarship webpage for details