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Sauvik Goswami
Sr. Admission Counselor - Diversity Recruitment
Phone: (319) 335-3637
Email: sauvik-goswami@uiowa.edu

John Laverty
Sr. Associate Director
Phone: (319) 335-0097
Email: admissions@uiowa.edu


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About University of Iowa

 With more than 30,000 students on a classic college campus in Iowa City, Iowa, The University of Iowa offers a great education at a great price.

Students choose from more than 100 areas of study, and we're the only Big Ten school on the Fiske Guide's most recent list of "Best Buys for College."

Visit our Admissions web site or send an e-mail to campus-visits@uiowa.edu to schedule a campus visit!



Basic Information
Institution Type Public
School Size Large (more than 15,000)
Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation No Preference or affiliation
Student Body
Acceptance Rate 75% - 100%
Out of State Students 25% - 50%
Single Sex or Co-ed? Co-educational
Underrepresented Students 10% - 15%
Accomodations for Students with Disabilities Services for the hearing impaired
Services for the learning disabled
Services for students with speech and communication disorders
Services for the visually impaired
Wheelchair access
Athletics Intercollegiate Programs
Intramural Programs
Division I Teams
Applying to University of Iowa
Average High School GPA 3.5
Average SAT: Mathematics N/A
Average SAT: Critical Reading N/A
Average SAT: Writing N/A
Average ACT Composite 24
Required Test Either the SAT or the ACT is required.
Essay Not Required
Interview Not Required
Financial Information
In-state Tuition $5,000 - $9,999
Out-of-state Tuition $25,000 - $29,999
Academic Information
Degrees Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Professional Certification
Masters
Doctorate
Nursing PhD
MD PhD
DDS
Specific Programs Liberal arts/career combination
Work-study program
Remedial Programs
Accelerated Study
Research Opportunities
Double Major
ROTC
English as a Second Language
Student employment services
Honors Program
Student designed major
Independent Study
Study abroad
Internships
Teacher certification
View Programs and Majors at University of Iowa
Summer Enrichment Programs
Enrichment Program Name Science-Secondary Student Training Program: Summer
Web Site http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/SSTP/
Description

Students in the Science-Secondary Student Training Program conduct scientific research under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students will spend approximately 40 hours per week researching a field of interest to them.

Social and academic activities, such as seminars presented by research scientists on ethics issues, public policy, and career choices, will occupy the evenings.

The University of Iowa Colleges of Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, and the Graduate College all participate in this program.

During the final week of the program all students will present the results of their research project to the other SSTP participants, faculty, and research staff at a formal symposium. All students will also write a formal abstract summarizing their 6 weeks of research.

Research projects typically are available in: Anatomy * Biochemistry * Biology * Chemistry * Dentistry * Engineering * Environmental Health * Exercise Science * Internal Medicine * Microbiology * Pathology * Pediatrics * Physics & Astronomy * Physiology * Psychology * Surgery * Computer Science
Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students 2012
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? No
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? No
If yes, what are they?
Contact Mr William Swain, Continuing Education
Phone: 3193353876
Email: william-swain@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name National Summer Institute in Forensics
Web Site http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/debate/
Description

Iowa is exclusively Lincoln-Douglas and offers four different divisions and a third week option built around our commitment to academic excellence and to individual student development.

Stellar programs, excellent faculty and non-stop fun!All divisions offer a strong laboratory orientation under the supervision and leadership of college professors, college debaters, and high school teachers. The sections are limited to ensure individual student attention.

Besides daily laboratories that cover such topics as research, analysis, persuasion, delivery, argumentation, and the like, a seminar component provides a tracked discussion of daily lectures in small groups. All students and faculty will live in Slater Hall and engage daily in 12 hours of scheduled activity.

The schedule provides flexibility for attending local worship services or other approved activities. Students and faculty are drawn from a national pool and in past summers have represented all 50 states. The nature of the program does not permit commuting or other activities outside the Institute.

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? No
If yes, what are they?
Contact Mr. Paul Bellus, Debate/Forensics
Phone: 3193350621
Email: paul-bellus@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name Iowa Young Writers Studio -- Summer Residential Program
Web Site
Description

Every summer, 120 young writers from across the country come to the Iowa Young Writers' Studio to share their work, practice craft, and improve their writing in Iowa City, Iowa, home of the University of Iowa. Find out just how much you can impove your writing with two weeks of intensive focus.

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? Yes
If yes, what are they?
Contact Mr. Stephen Lovely, Director
Phone: 3193354209
Email: stephen-lovely@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name Summer Journalism Workshops
Web Site
Description

Workshops for Summer 2012 will be posted to the Summer Journalism Workshops web site in February. Previous workshops have included:

  • Writing and Editing
  • Photojournalism
  • Broadcast
  • Publication Design and Redesign
  • Web Site Design
Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?

 

 

Are there any prerequisites? No
If yes, what are they?
Contact Ms. Vanessa Shelton, Director of Summer Journalism Workshops
Phone: 3193353455
Email: vanessa-shelton@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Camps
Web Site http://www.jacobsoninstitute.org/camps.html
Description Elementary and middle school students in grades 5-9 can participate in Youth Entrepreneurship Camps held each summer at The University of Iowa.
Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? No
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? No
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? No
If yes, what are they?
Contact Ms. Dawn Bowlus, Director of Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Camp
Phone: 3193350985
Email: dawn-bowlus@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name National Scholars Institute
Web Site http://www.education.uiowa.edu/html/belinblank/old/summer/programs/9-11/nsi/
Description The National Scholars Institute at The University of Iowa consists of eight classes over two sessions covering physics, writing, engineering, leadership, Asian studies, visual arts, and computer programming. The programs are for students in grades 9-11.
Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students 2012
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? No
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? No
If yes, what are they?
Contact Ms. Jan Warren,
Phone:
Email: jan-warren@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name Iowa First Nations Programs for Native American Students
Web Site http://cde.uiowa.edu/index.php/ifn-day-program.html
Description

The Iowa First Nations Day program provides Native American students the opportunity to explore the variety of opportunities on the UI campus and higher education in general. Participants will be students in good standing who are entering the 7th -10th grade and who have heritage backgrounds that are based on a Native American culture.

Iowa also offers an Iowa First Nations Residential Program for high school students in good standing who are entering the 11th or 12th grade and who have heritage backgrounds that are based on a Native American culture.


 

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students 2012
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? No
If yes, what are they?
Contact Ms. Marisa Moore, Multicultural Coordinator--Center for Diversity & Enrichment
Phone: 3193353555
Email: marisa-moore@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name The Life Science Summer Day & Residential Programs
Web Site
Description

The Life Science Summer Day Program provides students hands-on laboratory training and classroom instruction covering a wide range of topics in the area of developmental biology. Participants will be students in good standing who are entering the 7th -10th grade and who have an interest in exploring the sciences.

The Life Science Summer Residential Program provides students from across the country the opportunity to live on campus and experience the university setting, explore science majors, and gain an appreciation for the variety of science opportunities on the UI campus and higher education in general. Participants will be high school students in good standing who are entering the 11th or 12th grade and who have an interest in majoring in the sciences in college.

 

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students 2011 2012
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?

 


Are there any prerequisites? Yes
If yes, what are they?
Contact Ms. Marisa Moore, Center for Diversity & Enrichment
Phone: 3193353555
Email: marisa-moore@uiowa.edu
Enrichment Program Name Iowa Summer Music Camp--residents of Iowa Only
Web Site
Description

The Iowa Summer Music Camp (formerly All State Music Camp) offers students musical training and experience beyond that available in their home schools, including group instruction, master classes, and classroom instruction in most phases of vocal and instrumental music.

Camp Activities
Activities include daytime and evening rehearsals for individual sections and organizations; masterclasses; elective classes, recreation and entertainment programs (picnics, swimming and camp social events); camp concerts and recitals are open to the public.

Eligibility and Admission
All school musicians who have completed the eighth grade or above may apply for admission. Those who have completed the seventh grade may apply for admission as commuter students only. Students must be recommended by their school instrumental music teacher.

 

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process
Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?
Are there any prerequisites? Yes
If yes, what are they?
Contact Ms. Rita Schmidt, Iowa State Music Camp
Phone: 3193351635
Email: rita-schmidt@uiowa.edu
Open Houses
Event Name Special Group Visits
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/special-group-visits.html
Dates No Deadline
Description Designed for groups of 10 or more students under the supervision of someone such as a school counselor or youth program coordinator. We require advance reservations and one adult chaperone for every 10 students.
Application Process Call the Admission Visitors Center to make arrangements at 319-335-1569.
Contact Ms. Katherine Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351569
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Explore Engineering@Iowa Campus Visit Day
Web Site
Dates Saturday October 6, 2012
Description We invite you to spend the day with current Engineering @ Iowa students, faculty, and staff and gain insight into the field of engineering and what makes Iowa's engineering program a great option. 

 

Application Process You can Register Online. If you have questions, contact Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach, College of Engineering; e-mail engineering@uiowa.edu, or call 319-335-3847 and ask for extension 5-5769.
Contact Ms. Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach-College of Engineering
Phone: 3193355769
Email: jane-dorman@uiowa.edu
Event Name Explore Engineering@Iowa Campus Visit Day
Web Site
Dates Saturday December 1, 2012
Description We invite you to spend the day with current Engineering @ Iowa students, faculty, and staff and gain insight into the field of engineering and what makes Iowa's engineering program a great option. 

 

Application Process You can Register Online. If you have questions, contact Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach, College of Engineering; e-mail engineering@uiowa.edu, or call 319-335-3847 and ask for extension 5-5769.
Contact Ms. Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach-College of Engineering
Phone: 3193355769
Email: jane-dorman@uiowa.edu
Event Name Explore Engineering@Iowa Campus Visit Day
Web Site
Dates Saturday January 26, 2013
Description We invite you to spend the day with current Engineering @ Iowa students, faculty, and staff and gain insight into the field of engineering and what makes Iowa's engineering program a great option. 

 

Application Process You can Register Online. If you have questions, contact Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach, College of Engineering; e-mail engineering@uiowa.edu, or call 319-335-3847 and ask for extension 5-5769.
Contact Ms. Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach-College of Engineering
Phone: 3193355769
Email: jane-dorman@uiowa.edu
Event Name Hawkeye Visit Days-- Campus Visits
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/hawkeye-visit-days
Dates Monday February 18, 2013
Description During Hawkeye Visit Days, University staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day of activities arranged for you and several hundred other visitors.
  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and student life.
  • Q&A session with current students
  • 30-minute campus bus tour or walking tour
  • Residence hall tour and lunch
  • Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments
  • Academic area/college sessions and tours
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour
Application Process

Hawkeye Visit Days fill quickly and require advance registration. You can register online or call us between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays excluding holidays at 319-335-1569.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or any of your guests are a person with a disability who requires special assistance during your campus visit, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss accommodations. Contact the Admission Visitors Center at 319-335-1566, or by e-mail at campus-visits@uiowa.edu.


 

Contact Ms. Katie Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351569
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Hawkeye Visit Days-- Campus Visits
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/hawkeye-visit-days
Dates Friday March 1, 2013
Description During Hawkeye Visit Days, University staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day of activities arranged for you and several hundred other visitors.
  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and student life.
  • Q&A session with current students
  • 30-minute campus bus tour or walking tour
  • Residence hall tour and lunch
  • Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments
  • Academic area/college sessions and tours
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour
Application Process

Hawkeye Visit Days fill quickly and require advance registration. You can register online or call us between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays excluding holidays at 319-335-1569.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or any of your guests are a person with a disability who requires special assistance during your campus visit, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss accommodations. Contact the Admission Visitors Center at 319-335-1566, or by e-mail at campus-visits@uiowa.edu.


 

Contact Ms. Katie Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351569
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Transfer Days
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/xfer-options.htm
Dates Friday March 1, 2013
Description

·         Welcome session including information about transferring, housing, financial aid, and student life at Iowa

·         Individual sessions with transfer admissions counselors to ask your specific questions

·         Q&A session with current transfer students

·         30-minute campus bus tour

·         Residence hall tour and lunch

·         Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments

·         Academic area/college sessions and tours

·         Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour

Application Process Register Online
Contact Ms. Katherine Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351559
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Explore Engineering@Iowa Campus Visit Day
Web Site
Dates Saturday March 2, 2013
Description We invite you to spend the day with current Engineering @ Iowa students, faculty, and staff and gain insight into the field of engineering and what makes Iowa's engineering program a great option. 

 

Application Process You can Register Online. If you have questions, contact Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach, College of Engineering; e-mail engineering@uiowa.edu, or call 319-335-3847 and ask for extension 5-5769.
Contact Ms. Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach-College of Engineering
Phone: 3193355769
Email: jane-dorman@uiowa.edu
Event Name Hawkeye Visit Days-- Campus Visits
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/hawkeye-visit-days
Dates Friday March 29, 2013
Description During Hawkeye Visit Days, University staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day of activities arranged for you and several hundred other visitors.
  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and student life.
  • Q&A session with current students
  • 30-minute campus bus tour or walking tour
  • Residence hall tour and lunch
  • Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments
  • Academic area/college sessions and tours
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour
Application Process

Hawkeye Visit Days fill quickly and require advance registration. You can register online or call us between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays excluding holidays at 319-335-1569.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or any of your guests are a person with a disability who requires special assistance during your campus visit, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss accommodations. Contact the Admission Visitors Center at 319-335-1566, or by e-mail at campus-visits@uiowa.edu.


 

Contact Ms. Katie Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351569
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Transfer Days
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/xfer-options.htm
Dates Friday March 29, 2013
Description

·         Welcome session including information about transferring, housing, financial aid, and student life at Iowa

·         Individual sessions with transfer admissions counselors to ask your specific questions

·         Q&A session with current transfer students

·         30-minute campus bus tour

·         Residence hall tour and lunch

·         Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments

·         Academic area/college sessions and tours

·         Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour

Application Process Register Online
Contact Ms. Katherine Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351559
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Hawkeye Visit Days-- Campus Visits
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/hawkeye-visit-days
Dates Friday April 5, 2013
Description During Hawkeye Visit Days, University staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day of activities arranged for you and several hundred other visitors.
  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and student life.
  • Q&A session with current students
  • 30-minute campus bus tour or walking tour
  • Residence hall tour and lunch
  • Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments
  • Academic area/college sessions and tours
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour
Application Process

Hawkeye Visit Days fill quickly and require advance registration. You can register online or call us between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays excluding holidays at 319-335-1569.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or any of your guests are a person with a disability who requires special assistance during your campus visit, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss accommodations. Contact the Admission Visitors Center at 319-335-1566, or by e-mail at campus-visits@uiowa.edu.


 

Contact Ms. Katie Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351569
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Transfer Days
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/xfer-options.htm
Dates Friday April 5, 2013
Description

·         Welcome session including information about transferring, housing, financial aid, and student life at Iowa

·         Individual sessions with transfer admissions counselors to ask your specific questions

·         Q&A session with current transfer students

·         30-minute campus bus tour

·         Residence hall tour and lunch

·         Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments

·         Academic area/college sessions and tours

·         Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour

Application Process Register Online
Contact Ms. Katherine Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351559
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Explore Engineering@Iowa Campus Visit Day
Web Site
Dates Saturday April 6, 2013
Description We invite you to spend the day with current Engineering @ Iowa students, faculty, and staff and gain insight into the field of engineering and what makes Iowa's engineering program a great option. 

 

Application Process You can Register Online. If you have questions, contact Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach, College of Engineering; e-mail engineering@uiowa.edu, or call 319-335-3847 and ask for extension 5-5769.
Contact Ms. Jane Dorman, Director of Admissions & Outreach-College of Engineering
Phone: 3193355769
Email: jane-dorman@uiowa.edu
Event Name Hawkeye Visit Days-- Campus Visits
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/hawkeye-visit-days
Dates Friday April 12, 2013
Description During Hawkeye Visit Days, University staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day of activities arranged for you and several hundred other visitors.
  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and student life.
  • Q&A session with current students
  • 30-minute campus bus tour or walking tour
  • Residence hall tour and lunch
  • Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments
  • Academic area/college sessions and tours
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour
Application Process

Hawkeye Visit Days fill quickly and require advance registration. You can register online or call us between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays excluding holidays at 319-335-1569.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or any of your guests are a person with a disability who requires special assistance during your campus visit, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss accommodations. Contact the Admission Visitors Center at 319-335-1566, or by e-mail at campus-visits@uiowa.edu.


 

Contact Ms. Katie Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351569
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Event Name Transfer Days
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/xfer-options.htm
Dates Friday April 12, 2013
Description

·         Welcome session including information about transferring, housing, financial aid, and student life at Iowa

·         Individual sessions with transfer admissions counselors to ask your specific questions

·         Q&A session with current transfer students

·         30-minute campus bus tour

·         Residence hall tour and lunch

·         Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from about 60 academic programs and student service departments

·         Academic area/college sessions and tours

·         Fraternity/Sorority Life session and tour

Application Process Register Online
Contact Ms. Katherine Schaub, Campus Visit Reservations Coordinator
Phone: 3193351559
Email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu
Scholarships
Scholarship Name Scholarships for First Year Students
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description

Visit the University of Iowa Admissions web site for information about other scholarships that are available for first-year students:

http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students

For general scholarship questions, contact Admissions Counselors at admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu in the UI Office of Admissions.

For questions about the Advantage Iowa Awards, contact nancy-humbles@uiowa.edu at the UI Center for Diversity & Enrichment.

For more scholarship options, also visit the web site of the UI Office of Student Financial Aid at http://www.uiowa.edu/financial-aid/.

 

Application Process http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193351566
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu
Scholarship Name Old Gold Scholarship
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description

·         Value: $12,000 ($3,000 a year for up to four years)

·         Minimum Requirements: 30 ACT (or a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1330) AND a 3.80 grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale

·         Application Process:

·         Iowa residents - None. Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission. Must apply for admission by April 1.

·         Nonresidents - The deadline has passed for nonresidents to apply to the the Old Gold Scholarship for fall 2013. For those entering fall 2014, the deadline will be December 6, 2013.

·         Renewal: Renewable for up to four years or until you receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first) providing you maintain full-time enrollment each semester and maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA on all course work attempted.

·         Contact: Office of Admissions  

Application Process ·         Iowa residents - None. Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission. Must apply for admission by April 1. ·        Nonresidents - The deadline has passed for nonresidents to apply to the the Old Gold Scholarship. For those entering fall 2014, the deadline will be December 6, 2013.
Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193351566
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu
Scholarship Name Halas-Sayers Scholarship
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline Friday February 10, 2012
Description

Halas-Sayers Scholarship

  • For members of underrepresented groups (African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), American Indian, Alaskan native, native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander).
  • Graduate from either a Chicago area public high school or a public high school in Iowa
  • Declare a major in applied physics, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering (any type), environmental sciences, geoscience, mathematics, microbiology, physics, science education, speech and hearing science, or statistics
  • Requires an ACT composite score of 25 (a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1130) or above AND a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.50 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Value: The amount awarded varies depending upon other scholarships and grants received. The annual cost of attending the University (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid) will be covered. May be renewed for up to four years.
Application Process

Download the Halas-Sayers Application at: http://admissions.uiowa.edu/sites/default/files/uploading/files/Halas-Sayers-12_2012.pdf

 

 

Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193351566
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu
Scholarship Name Advantage Iowa Awards
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline Sunday April 1, 2012
Description

Advantage Iowa Awards

  • For first-year students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose enrollment will contribute to a diverse learning environment. Eligibility criteria may include one or more of the following: race/ethnic background; socioeconomic factors; whether the student is a first-generation college student (whose parents have not graduated from college); or participation in a federally funded Upward Bound program.
  • Value: Award ranges from $2,000 to full undergraduate tuition and may be renewed for up to four years.
  • The award is based on merit (test scores, GPA, class rank).
  • There is no scholarship application. Eligible students are considered automatically upon admission.
  •  For questions about the Advantage Iowa Awards, contact nancy-humbles@uiowa.edu at the UI Center for Diversity & Enrichment.
Application Process

Students must apply for admission. No additional scholarship application is needed. Contact Admissions at admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu for more details.

Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193353847
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu
Scholarship Name Presidential Scholarship
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline Friday December 7, 2012
Description
  • Value: $40,000 ($10,000 a year for up to four years)
  • Minimum Requirements: 30 ACT (or a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1330) AND a 3.80 grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale
  • Deadline: The deadline has passed for the 2013 Presidential Scholarship. The deadline for those entering fall 2014 will be December 6, 2013.
  • Renewal: Renewable for up to four years or until your receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first) providing you maintain full-time enrollment each semester and maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA on all course work attempted.
  • Contact: Office of Admissions
Application Process
Contact Ms. Laura Goddard, Senior Admissions Counselor
Phone: 3193351566
Email: laura-goddard@uiowa.edu
Scholarship Name University of Iowa National Scholars Award
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline Monday April 1, 2013
Description

University of Iowa National Scholars Award

 ·         Value: $19,288 ($4,822 a year for up to four years; if tuition increases, the scholarship will increase by the same percent)

·         Minimum Requirements: If your high school ranks, a Regent Admission Index  score of 290; if your high school does not rank, a 26 ACT (or a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1170) AND a 3.60 GPA on a 4.00 scale

·         Application Process: None. Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission.

·         Renewal: You can receive this award for up to four years or until your receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first) providing you maintain continuous full-time enrollment each semester at the University of Iowa, remain in good academic standing, and continue to pay nonresident tuition.

·         Contact: Office of Admissions

Application Process No application process. Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission.
Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193351566
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu
Scholarship Name Iowa Scholars Award
Web Site http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students
Application Deadline Monday April 1, 2013
Description

·         Value: $2,000

·         Minimum Requirements: 27 ACT (or combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1210) AND a 3.80 GPA on a 4.00 scale; OR 30 ACT (or combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1330) AND a 3.70 GPA on a 4.00 scale

·         Application Process: None. Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission.

·         Deadline: Must apply for admission by April 1

·         Renewal: One-time award for incoming first-year students only

·         Contact: Office of Admissions

Application Process Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission.
Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193351566
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu
Fee Waivers
Fee Waiver Name Application fee waiver
Web Site
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description Applicants for whom payment of the application fee presents a significant financial hardship may request a fee waiver.
Application Process

Applicant must submit one of the following to the Office of Admission in support of the request. The application for admission will not be processed until the Office of Admissions receives this information and approves the request.

1) An ACT or SAT fee waiver form

2) Letter from a high school official on school letterhead confirming that payment of the fee would present a significant financial hardship to the student and/or family

3) Letter from a TRIO program official verifying participation in a federal program for low-income students

Contact Admissions Counselors, University of Iowa
Phone: 3193351566
Email: admissions-avcmail@uiowa.edu

 

 
   
 
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