About WiSE Scholarships

WiSE scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $1,000 or $2,000 each academic year to incoming, transfer and current students who are enrolled in STEM majors at Iowa State. Additionally, WiSE awards one full tuition scholarship each year. 

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must be majoring or planning to major in an undergraduate STEM field at Iowa State University
  • Identify as female

Essay Guidelines:

  • Must address essay questions
  • Must be proofread and spell-checked
  • Demonstrate effort and professional communication

Applications & Deadlines

Transfer Undergraduate Student Application: February 1, 2018

Application closed December 1, 2017

Application closed January 1, 2018

WiSE is able to offer scholarships through the generosity of our donors: Janice Davison, Diane Brandt, Sylvia Stoesser Memorial, Laurel Ann Crowe, Charles T. Wright, Olga Margaret Thompson and Program for Women in Science and Engineering Committee. 


Additional Scholarships

ECSEL Scholarship: for incoming and undergraduate students majoring in computer, software, or electrical engineering.


Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information

Allie Parrott • Assistant Director for Undergraduate Programs • aparrott@iastate.edu • 515-294-5278