Iowa State University International Student Ambassador Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

International Student Ambassador Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Courses offered by the university
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Iowa State University
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
Please Note: This Scholarship Is Now the Iowa State International Merit Scholarships. For the most current scholarship call, click here.
Iowa State University is pleased to offer the International Student Ambassador Scholarships for students from all over the world who desire to pursue their undergraduate studies with the University.

International Student Ambassador Scholarships are awarded to students with exceptional leadership qualities and a desire to positively represent both their home country and Iowa State University to prospective students.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students are eligible to apply. There is no GPA or SAT requirement; however, higher academic backgrounds may result in higher scholarship awards.

Eligible groups
Citizens of all countries i.e. international students

Participating Institutions
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; USA

Fields of study
Any field of study offered at the participating university

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
Covers the duration of the program. However, the following criteria must be maintained to keep the scholarship until graduation:
  • Serve as International Student Ambassador for at least one semester
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA at ISU
  • Full-time enrollment (summers not included)
  • Assessed non-resident tuition
Scholarship benefits
LevelScholarship Award
Gold$7,000/year (renewable)
Cardinal$5,000/year (renewable)
LeadershipUp to $4,000/year (renewable)

Method of Application
If you are eligible and want to apply to this scholarship, you must follow these steps:
  • Apply for admission. (You cannot be considered for this scholarship unless you are admitted to Iowa State University.)
  • Submit a one-page essay describing experiences you have had in leadership, community service, volunteerism, and why you are interested in assisting Iowa State University with international recruitment activities.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Send the essay and letter via email to with the subject line Attention: International Scholarship Selection Committee.
Dates are as follows: April 1st for Summer and Fall Entry terms AND October 1st for Spring Entry term.

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, often referred to as Iowa State, is a public flagship land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States. It is the largest university in the state of Iowa. Founded in 1858 and coeducational from its start, Iowa State became the nation’s first designated land-grant institution when the Iowa Legislature accepted the provisions of the 1862 Morrill Act on September 11, 1862, making Iowa the first state in the nation to do so.

Application Deadline: 1 April / 1 October 2013
Open for International Students: Yes

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