Undergraduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

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Scholarships

The University of Iowa offers more than 2,000 scholarships each year to outstanding undergraduate students based on financial need, academic merit, or both. Students may receive multiple scholarships, and receiving a UI scholarship may not disqualify students from also receiving need-based grants or loans offered through the UI Office of Student Financial Aid, depending up on the amount of demonstrated financial need.

Some students may anticipate participating in intercollegiate athletics at the University of Iowa. This participation may impact their ability to receive institutional or private scholarships and grants. To learn more, view the Student-Athlete Financial Aid FAQ (PDF).

Featured UI Scholarships

Some scholarship applications are due well in advance of our deadlines to apply for admission, so apply for scholarships early!

Additional UI Scholarship Opportunities

Also search these other University of Iowa websites for more information about scholarships offered by individual departments and colleges within the university.

Externally Funded Scholarships

Don't limit your scholarship search to University of Iowa-sponsored assistance. Search online for more scholarships provided by corporate and nonprofit organizations. For example, the College Board and FastWeb websites can be great resources.