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: 

32 ACT (or SAT EBRW+M score of 1450*/SAT critical reading + math score of 1400**) AND a 3.85 grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale


The 2017 Presidential Scholarship application will be available on the Iowa Scholarship Portal September 15, 2016.


The deadline to apply for the 2017 Presidential Scholarship is November 28, 2016.


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.