Awards, Scholarships, and Grants

Deadline:
Monday, September 30, 2019
Each year, the University of Iowa Disability Planning & Action Committee (DPAC) recognizes an individual(s) for their innovative and distinctive efforts to enhance the opportunities of... Read more
For incoming first-year students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who are from historically underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander... Read more
Awarded to entering first-year students with preference given to Black students intending to major in the physical sciences, preferably chemistry.
The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of... Read more
The University of Iowa invites members of the Tribes/Nations historic to Iowa to attend the university and pay in-state tuition, regardless of where they live.
The University of Iowa has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Many of the scholarships listed in this section only require you to complete our general scholarship application. However,... Read more
Awarded to an entering first-year woman student of American Indian descent with a tribal affiliation. This scholarship is intended to financially assist students who would otherwise be unable to... Read more
Under the auspices of the University of Iowa Foundation and the Office of Student Disability Services, the Ramona Ann Mayer Scholarship was created to assist undergraduate students who have a... Read more
This is a diversity outreach, need-based scholarship for first-year, first-generation college students from Storm Lake Senior High School in Storm Lake, Iowa.  For consideration, students must apply... Read more
Awarded to first-year Native Americans. This scholarship is based on financial need and merit. If you have questions, email financial-aid@uiowa.edu.
Military veterans with MBAs bring valuable skills to the classroom and to their post-MBA employer: leadership, reliability, productivity, and an understanding of diverse teams. We are dedicated to... Read more
Awarded to first generation students of promise as identified by the Office of Admissions. Preference to is given to needy rural Iowa residents. If you have questions, email financial-aid@uiowa.edu.
Deadline:
Monday, April 29, 2019
Under the auspices of the University of Iowa Foundation and the Office of Student Disability Services, the David and Rosalie Braverman Scholarship was created to encourage graduate or professional... Read more
Deadline:
Monday, April 29, 2019
Check out these scholarships available for students with disabilities!
Deadline:
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Since its inception in May of 2000, Rainbow Graduation has celebrated the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students, as well as their accomplices. This annual event... Read more
Deadline:
Monday, April 1, 2019
For incoming first-year students majoring in engineering who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and whose enrollment will contribute to a diverse learning environment, including race/ethnic... Read more
Deadline:
Monday, April 1, 2019
The Iowa Scholars Award is for incoming first-year students who are Iowa residents. There are two levels of award. If you meet the minimum requirements for both awards, you will automatically be... Read more
Deadline:
Monday, April 1, 2019
Sponsored jointly by the University of Iowa Foundation, the Office of Student Financial Aid, and the UI LGBT Staff and Faculty Association, this scholarship is available to qualified University of ... Read more
Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019
Distinguished Achievement Awardees are honored at the Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception.
Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019
Distinguished Educator Awardees are honored at the Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception. This award, established in 1995-96, is designed to recognize a faculty or staff member... Read more
Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019
Notice: All funds for the 2019 E.B. Green Scholarship have now been allocated, and as such, applications for the scholarship are now closed. The application period for the 2020 scholarship will begin... Read more
Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019
Student Leadership Awardees are honored at the Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception.  
Deadline:
Friday, February 15, 2019
This award was created by Alliant Energy to honor Erroll B. Davis, Jr. and his nearly 30 years of service to the utility industry and to honor and recognize the importance of scholarship and... Read more
Deadline:
Friday, February 15, 2019
The Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) at The University of Iowa invites applications for the Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship program for the upcoming (2019-20) academic year.   ... Read more
Deadline:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
This scholarship honors Adah Johnson, one of the first black women students to graduate from The University of Iowa (1912) and Otilia Maria Fernandez, one of the first Hispanic woman graduates (1924... Read more
Deadline:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The Adele Kimm Scholarship is made possible by a bequest of Adele Kimm in honor of her brother, S. Conrad Kimm and her sister-in-law Hilda Kimm.   The 2019-20 Adele Kimm Scholarship will be awarded... Read more
Deadline:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
A $4000 scholarship will be awarded to a University of Iowa Ph.D. candidate whose dissertation focuses on issues pertaining to women. Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Deadline:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Kris Lippke was a University of Iowa undergraduate student one month away from graduating with a minor in Women’s Studies when a serious car accident changed the course of her life. In her memory the... Read more
Deadline:
Friday, February 1, 2019
Stephen Lynn Smith (1944-2009) was born in Cedar Rapids and raised in nearby Marion. A 1963 graduate of Marion High School, he enrolled in the ROTC program at the State University of Iowa (the... Read more
Deadline:
Friday, January 25, 2019
Sponsored by the the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Diversity Catalyst Awards are designed to honor faculty or staff members, programs or departments, and students or student... Read more
Deadline:
Monday, November 19, 2018
The Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant program supports projects and programs with an immediate impact enhancing the diversity goals of the University of Iowa’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. If your proposal... Read more
Deadline:
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award was established in 2015 to honor distinguished members of the armed forces who have demonstrated exceptional service to both the United States and their... Read more
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