The scholarships below are available to new transfer students planning to enroll full time at the University of Iowa during the 2018-19 academic year. Students pursuing a second bachelor’s degree are not eligible for these scholarships. High school students completing dual-enrollment at an Iowa Community College are not eligible for transfer scholarships.

The number of scholarships is limited. Review deadline information carefully; all of these scholarships require you to submit your application for admission (and all supporting documents) well in advance of our application deadline. Please see the Scholarship and Grant Policies for information on awarding of the following scholarships.

Visit our Iowa Scholarship Portal for additional scholarship opportunities that may be available to you. If you are an admitted student, you will need your HawkID and password to sign in to the portal.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

For transfer students who have earned 30 semester hours at the time of application, have maintained a minimum 3.50 cumulative transfer GPA, and are current members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society. A limited number of awards are available and not all admitted eligible PTK members can be awarded this scholarship.

Value:

$2,000 ($1,000 a year for up to 2 years)

Application:

Application will be available at our Iowa Scholarship Portal in October 2018.

Documentation of your PTK membership must be uploaded via the Iowa Scholarship Portal. Refer to deadline section for additional details.

Deadline:
  • New transfer students entering Spring 2019 must be admitted; submit the PTK scholarship application by Nov. 1, 2018  and have met merit criteria in order to be placed in the PTK scholarship pool for consideration.
  • New transfer students entering Fall 2019 must be admitted; submit the PTK scholarship application by March 1, 2019 and have met merit criteria in order to be placed in the PTK scholarship pool for consideration.
  • A limited number of awards are available and not all admitted eligible PTK members can be awarded this scholarship.

Documentation of your PTK membership must be uploaded via the Iowa Scholarship Portal. Uploading a scanned copy of either your PTK membership card or PTK certificate is acceptable. Do not mail these items to the Office of Admissions. We do not screen for PTK membership notations on transcripts.

Renewal:

Renewable for a second year provided you maintain a minimum 3.00 cumulative University of Iowa grade-point average and full-time continuous enrollment at the University of Iowa each semester.

Contact: Office of Admissions

All-Iowa Academic Team Scholarship

For students named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Iowa Academic Team

Value:

$3,000 ($1,500 a year for up to 2 years)

Application:

There is no separate scholarship application. 2019 All-Iowa Academic Team members will automatically be placed in the pool for consideration. Limited awards are available so students are encouraged to apply for admission early. Students awarded the All-Iowa Academic Team Scholarship cannot also be awarded the PTK Transfer scholarship.

Renewal:

Renewable for a second year provided you maintain a minimum 3.00 cumulative University of Iowa grade-point average and full-time continuous enrollment at the University of Iowa each semester.

Contact: Office of Admissions

All-USA Academic Team Scholarship

For students named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-USA Academic Team

Value:

Equal to Resident Tuition

Application:

There is no separate scholarship application. 2019 All-USA Academic Team members will automatically be placed in the pool for consideration. Limited awards are available so students are encouraged to apply for admission early. Students awarded the All-USA Academic Team Scholarship cannot also be awarded the All-Iowa Academic Team or PTK Transfer scholarship.

Renewal:

Renewable for a second year provided you maintain a minimum 3.00 University of Iowa cumulative grade-point average and maintain continuous full-time enrollment at the University of Iowa each semester.

Contact: Office of Admissions