Thanks to the generous donations from alumni and friends, the College of Engineering has hundereds scholarships that provide financial support for admitted and enrolled undergraduate engineering students. Scholarships may be based upon merit and/or financial need ranging in award amounts. The college welcomes diversity in the student body, and encourages women and students from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply.


2016 Spring Scholarship Application

This schoalrship application is for current students only to be reviewed for a Spring 2016 award.

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Apply HERE!

2016-2017 Scholarship Application Dates & Deadlines

The scholarship application will be available to all students (first-year students, transfer students, and current undergraduates) beginning December 1, 2015.

Returning Students

Deadline for returning students: April 1, 2016

Scholarship award notifications for returning students will begin in early May 2016

First-Year Students

Deadline for incoming first-year students : January 31, 2016

Scholarship award notifications for incoming students will begin in February/March 2016

Transfer Students

Deadline for incoming transfer students: March 1, 2016

To be considered for the College of Engineering scholarship opportunities simply complete the University of Iowa scholarship application through the Iowa Scholarship Portal. You will be notified through your University of Iowa email account of any scholarship awards or additional needed materials, so please be sure to check your account regularly.


The application deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year has passed. 

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Electrical & Computer Engineering Scholarships 

The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department offers scholarship opportunities for undergraduate, transfer and first-year students with excellent academic records. These may be awarded in addition to scholarships offered by the College of Engineering. For more information on ECE scholarship, please contact Professor Gary Christensen at

Outside Scholarships 

Additional scholarships opportunities through the University of Iowa or outside agencies may be found here. Deadlines vary.

Study Abroad Scholarships

Interested in studying abroad? Scholarship opportunities to assist with expenses can be found at the International Programs page.

Contact Information

For more information on scholarships, please contact Janelle Miranda, Director of Scholarships and Recruitment at or (319)335-5774.