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Iowa State University

Requirements to receive a Department of Animal Science Scholarship Award:

  1. Enrollment as a full-time student (12 or more credits) in the Department of Animal Science.
  2. Minimum Requirement: GPA of 2.0 or above.  Student must not be on academic probation. Some scholarships require higher GPAs.
  3. Submit applications to:  Iowa State University, Dept. of Animal Science, 1221 Kildee Hall,  Ames, IA 50011-3150.
  4. For scholarships that state a student may qualify for the scholarship in succeeding years, the student must reapply for the scholarship each year.

Application deadline is February 15, 2014 or before.  Applications will not be accepted beyond that date.

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Department of Animal Science Scholarship and Awards Committee, unless a special committee is noted.  Selections will be based on specific criteria listed for each scholarship.  (Please note:  Some scholarships will require additional information, separate application forms, or require students to show financial need.)

Financial Need Guidelines:

  1. Submit a Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1, 2014, so that your financial need may be confirmed prior to selection.  (Do not send your FAFSA form to the Dept. of Animal Science.)
  2. List Iowa State University on your FAFSA form.
  3. FAFSA forms are available online at the Iowa State University, Student Financial Aid website. 

Applicants will receive scholarship results via mail in April.  Awards will be distributed in equal installments at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters and credited to the student's university account.  If a student transfers out of the Department of Animal Science, the scholarship award will be rescinded.

For questions, contact the Department of Animal Science at 515-294-2160.

To view scholarship descriptions and specific criteria for Animal Science Scholarships go to:
2014 Incoming Animal Science Freshmen Scholarships

To view scholarship descriptions and specific criteria for Dairy Science Scholarships go to:
2014 Incoming Dairy Science Freshmen Scholarships

You must read the descriptions before starting the application process which is linked at the end of the list of descriptions.