Iowa State University International Merit Scholarships
Iowa State is committed to enrolling a diverse and talented student population. The International Merit Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated 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.
Incoming freshmen applicants and transfer applicants with fewer than 66 transferrable semester credits.
There are two international Merit Scholarship levels (see below). Freshmen and transfer applicants are eligible for both levels of awards.
* Freshman recipients will be funded for a maximum of 8 semesters, or completion of the degree, whichever comes first.