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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 for full academic year 2015-16.
  2. Minimum Requirement: GPA of 2.0 or above. Student must not be on academic probation. Some scholarships require higher GPAs.
  3. For scholarships that state a student may qualify for the scholarship in succeeding years, the student must reapply for the scholarship each year.

  4. Application deadline is 10:00 p.m. on February 15, 2015. Applications cannot be accessed beyond this date and time.

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, 2015, 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.

Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Dairy Science Banquet in March and the Animal Science Banquet 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 Dept. of Animal Science, the scholarship award will be rescinded.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, click on your classification below:

Animal Science Majors Dairy Science Majors

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