Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships

The Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity administers three scholarships for adult and non-traditional students. 

Applications for 2019-2020 scholarships will be made available December 1, 2018. The DEADLINE for all scholarships is February 1, 2019 by 11:59 P.M. 

Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity Adult Student Scholarship Fund

The Adult Student Scholarship Fund provides adult students at Iowa State with scholarships designed to cover the cost of books and supplies for one semester. Students will not be awarded two consecutive semesters. The scholarship will be awarded through the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Requirements:

  • 24 years of age or older by the deadline of the application period
  • Did not enter Iowa State University directly from high school
  • Is responsible for dependents other than a spouse
  • Part-time, graduate and international students who meet the criteria are eligible
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Submit complete application packet - see checklist in application form

 

The Lee Hadley Scholarship

Created to honor Lee Hadley, a positive force in the lives of students and in the English Department at Iowa State University for 26 years! This $1,000-$1,500 scholarship can be renewed upon selection committee approval for four years as the student maintains full-time enrollment and satisfactory progress towards earning their degree. The Lee Hadley Scholarship was also created to motivate and reward adult students striving to reach their dreams!

Requirements:

  • Iowa resident
  • Financial Need, as determined by the funding authority
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Single Parent
  • Non-traditional student (23 years and older)
  • Submit complete application packet - see checklist in application form

Preference will be given to applicants in the following order:

  • Any major with a creative writing component and/or are
  • Minority student, as defined by the University policy and/or are
  • First-generation college student, as determined by the administering authority

The Rosenthal Scholarship

The Rosenthal Scholarship was created to motivate and reward women striving to reach their dreams! Scholarship recipients are awarded $1,000.

Requirements:

  • Female
  • Iowa resident
  • Single Parent
  • Financial Need, as determined by the funding authority
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Non-traditional student (23 years and older)
  • Submit complete application packet - see checklist in application form

Preference will be given to applicants in the following order:

  • A first generation college student
  • Student of an ethnic minority