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

All applications will open October 2018. 

Transfer Student Application deadline is February 1, 2019

Incoming Student Application deadline is December 1, 2018

Current Student Application deadline is February 1, 2019

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