Thanks to many generous supporters of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, nearly $80,000 in departmental scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Agricultural Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Agricultural Systems Technology, and Industrial Technology.
Several scholarships may be awarded based on need. You need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) form either over the web or through the ISU Office of Student Financial Aid.
Incoming First Year and Transfer Students
Deadline: July 1
Go to the link below and click on <Add new item> to start your application.
Depending on your major, you will considered for different scholarships. Submitting the application above will include you for consideration for all possible ABE scholarships. Information on the scholarships available can be found below.
Deadline: February 8
This year undergraduate scholarship applications for ALL ABE students (regardless of your curriculum) will be made through the College of Engineering on-line application:
Note that the application deadline this year is 4:00 PM on February 8th. To avoid last minute problems review the on-line application tip-sheet and sample application form posted on the COE scholarship webpage, and apply well in advance of the deadline.
ABE Scholarships for Study Abroad Experiences
Deadline: February 15
Scholarships are available for all ABE students who are or will be participating in study abroad experiences including student exchange programs, study abroad travel courses, and international professional development. To apply, complete the ABE Study Abroad Scholarship Form and email to Brian Steward, Chair of ABE International Programs Committee at email@example.com by 5 pm on February 15.
For ABE Technology students, Study Abroad Scholarships are also available from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. For more information and an application form, please go to http://www.agstudyabroad.iastate.edu/funding.htm.
For ABE Engineering students, scholarships are also available from the College of Engineering. For more information, please go to http://www.engineering.iastate.edu/studyabroad/sample-page/scholarships-financial-aid/.
Application dates for the Colleges are listed on their respective pages.
Multicultural Scholars Training Program Scholarship
The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University offers a training program for multicultural freshman scholars sponsored by USDA. For more information about this scholarship, please view the Scholarship Announcement document, or Contact Carl Bern firstname.lastname@example.org for any other questions.
To apply, complete the Multicultural Scholars Training Program Scholarship Application and mail/fax the completed application to Dr. Carl Bern, 217 Davidson Hall, Iowa State University Ames, IA 50011. This mailing address is also located in the Application Checklist portion of the application on the last page.
Safety Scholarships Requiring Separate Application
Iowa Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Council Scholarship (for ITec Occupational Safety students; and students pursuing the Safety Certificate and declaring an interest in safety/health as a career)
Safety student that has an interest in a career in construction, highway, industrial or agricultural safety and health and display need and/or academic excellence. Students are interviewed by members of the Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Council. Applications for the 20123 Scholarship Program will be available in late summer 2013.
Please check back for a link to 2013 application.