Hawkeye offers scholarships each semester to deserving students on the basis of achievement and financial need determined by the FAFSA application. By completing one application you are applying for dozens of scholarships!
Scholarship selection is competitive; not all applicants will receive a scholarship.
Apply for Admission
Admission to Hawkeye is not required to apply for a Hawkeye scholarship, however once awarding begins, you must be admitted and registered for classes by the given deadlines to be eligible.
If you have not already done so, complete the online Admissions application.
Apply for Hawkeye Scholarships
By completing the Hawkeye Scholarship application, you will be applying for dozens of scholarships awarded by the Hawkeye Foundation.
If you've applied before and have been consecutively registered for fall and spring semesters, you do not need to reapply, even if you've changed your program / major. We will keep your application on file as long as you are attending Hawkeye.
Hawkeye Scholarship Application
The following scholarships require additional application materials to apply:
See application deadlines.
Apply for Financial Aid
Many scholarships are awarded on financial need determined by your FAFSA. To be eligible for need-based Hawkeye scholarships, please apply for financial aid by submitting your FAFSA.
See application deadlines.
Register for Classes
All scholarships require that you are registered for classes at Hawkeye. Many also have additional determining factors including the number of credits in which you are currently enrolled.
If you are scheduled to register for classes after the deadline, contact the Foundation office with your scheduled registration date on or before the registration deadline.
See registration deadlines.
Watch Your Mailbox for Scholarship Award Notification
If you have been awarded a scholarship, you will be notified by mail on or before the awarding date.
Hawkeye scholarship awards are credited to your student account. If you owe less than what you have been awarded, the Business Office will mail you a refund check.
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Hawkeye Scholarship Dates and Deadlines
| ||Application deadline * ||Apply for Financial Aid ||Registered for classes ||Awarding |
|Fall awards ||March 1 ||April 15 ||May 1 ||June 30 |
|Spring awards ||October 1 ||November 15 ||December 1 ||December 30 |
|Achievement Scholarship ||March 1 |
April 1—Accepted for admission
|April 15 ||August 1 || |
|Student Life Scholarship ||March 1—Hawkeye scholarship application |
|April 15 ||May 1 ||June 30 |
* Hawkeye Scholarship Application must be submitted by 11:59pm CST on the day of the deadline.