2023-24 Multicultural Student Scholarships

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For each of these scholarship awards below, students must complete a scholarship application by the deadline to be considered.

The awards will be distributed for the 2023-2024 academic year.

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Crazy Horse Scholarship

Award: $2,000

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a Native American Undergraduate student (first preference given to Native American/Indigenous students from reservations)

 

Donald Kane Smith Scholarship

Award (multiple): $2,000

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as an African-American/Black student
  • Study in a technical field
  • Be a sophomore, junior or senior as of fall 2023
  • Demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid)
  • Show degree progress

 

Herta David Minority Student Scholarship

Award: $2,000

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a multicultural student
  • Be a sophomore, junior or senior as of fall 2023
  • Have a 2.50 GPA at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid)
  • Come from a challenging family background

 

Lawrence Shindel Scholarship

Award: $2,000

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a Native American, full-time undergraduate student
  • Be a member of a federally recognized tribe
  • Have documentation of being ¼ or more Native American/Indigenous
  • Preference given to students who will be juniors or seniors as of fall 2023

 

Barnes & Mitchell Scholarship

Award: Varies

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a Black/African-American, full-time undergraduate student
  • Preference given to incoming first-year students

 

Student Affairs Multicultural Student Scholarship

Award: Varies

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a multicultural student
  • Show financial need
  • Show academic aptitude

 

Cargill thrive Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500. $3,000, or $4,000

  • See the thrive website for more details.

 

George Washington Carver Scholarship Program

Award: Full Tuition (8 semesters)

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a multicultural student
  • Be a new student entering directly from high school
  • See additional requirements on the GWC Scholarship website.

 

Academic Program for Excellence

Award: Summer tutition, fees, and room & Board

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a multicultural student
  • Be a new student entering directly from high school
  • See additional requirements and program information on the APEX website.

 

APPLICATION OUTSIDE ONEAPP

Multicultural Vision Program Scholarship

Award: Full Tuition (8 semesters)

  • Identify, on the application for admission, as a multicultural student from the state of Iowa.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Be a new student entering directly from high school
  • See additional requirements and program information on the MVP website.

Please direct questions via email to omsa@istate.edu