Current Undergraduate Student Scholarships

CALS Scholarships for Current Undergraduate Students

These scholarships are for current College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students who will be continuing their studies next fall.

When to apply

Dec. 1 – Feb. 1

How to apply


  • Enrolled in a primary major within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Carry 12 or more credits 

List of scholarships

This single application will be used by the selection committee in determining your eligibility for a wealth of scholarships. Please see the full list of available undergraduate scholarships to see what you will be considered for. 

Scholarship winners will notified in January.

Award payments are distributed in equal installments at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters and credited to the student’s university account.

Additional Scholarships

Departmental scholarships are also available for most majors. Find the link to the departmental scholarship in your major for application instructions and deadlines.

In addition, a number of third-party scholarship providers offer scholarships intended for students interested in agriculture and life sciences majors at Iowa State and other colleges. These programs may have their own applications, deadlines, selection criteria and other requirements. More information.

Questions?  515-294-6614