Transfer Scholarships

CALS Scholarships for Incoming Transfer Students

These scholarships are for new incoming transfer students who will be attending Iowa State University in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for the first time next fall.

When to apply

  • September 1 – February 1

How to apply


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

List of scholarships

Scholarships winners will notified in February or March.

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.

Some ​departmental scholarships are available for transfer students as well. To find more information and apply, find your intended major on the list and follow the link to the appropriate departmental award page.

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.

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