For incoming first-year students (non-stackable)


Iowa residents: Up to $74,000 (up to $18,500 a year up to four years)
Nonresidents: Up to $80,000 (up to $20,000 a year up to four years)

Minimum Requirements: 

Merit criteria will be announced early fall 2017 and eligible students will be invited to apply.


The 2018 Presidential Scholarship application will be available on the Iowa Scholarship Portal mid-September 2017.


The deadline to apply for the 2018 Presidential Scholarship will be announced by the Honors Program early fall 2017.


Renewable for an additional three years or until you receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first) provided you maintain continuous full-time enrollment each semester at the University of Iowa and a 3.33 cumulative University of Iowa grade-point average.