University of Iowa is offering presidential scholarship for incoming first-year students (non-stackable). Each year up to twenty scholars are chosen to receive funding for up to four years or until the completion of the student’s bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first).
The amount of each Presidential Scholarship is determined by the scholar’s residency status. In addition to the scholarship, each scholar has access to a spectrum of distinctive activities designed to foster extraordinary intellectual, professional, and personal growth.
The application deadline is December 21, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in all subjects offered by the university.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue undergraduate degree program.
Scholarship Provider: University of Iowa, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Presidential Scholarship, individuals must:
-Apply to and be admitted to the University of Iowa,
– earn at least a 3.80 unweighted high school GPA (on a 4.00 scale); and
-achieve a minimum ACT composite score of 30 or a combined SAT critical reading and math score of at least 1330.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The Presidential scholarship is available for both domestic and international students.
Scholarship Description: Since the Presidential Scholarship was established in 1979, the University of Iowa has honored most promising young scholars with our highest levels of funding, recognition, and community. Each year up to twenty scholars are chosen to receive funding for up to four years or until the completion of the student’s bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first). The amount of each Presidential Scholarship is determined by the scholar’s residency status.
Number of award(s): Each year up to twenty scholars are chosen.
Duration of award(s): The scholarships are awarded for up to four years. Renewable for an additional three years or until you receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first) provided you maintain continuous full-time enrollment each semester and a 3.30 cumulative University of Iowa grade-point average.
What does it cover? These totals are outlined below:
-Iowa residents: Up to $74,000 (up to $18,500 a year up to four years)
-Nonresidents: Up to $80,000 (up to $20,000 a year up to four years)
-International Students: $40,000 ($10,000 a year up to four years)
Selection Criteria: The Presidential Scholarship is awarded on the basis of an individual’s demonstrated record of:
-exceptional academic ability,
-integrity in scholarship, service, and leadership,
-commitment to community, and
-respect for difference.
How to Apply: To be considered for the Presidential Scholarship at the University of Iowa, you must apply for admission to the University of Iowa as an undergraduate and complete and submit the online application for the 2016 Presidential Scholarship competition.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for the 2016 Presidential Scholarship is December 21, 2015.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application