The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion provides leadership and resources to support the University’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, as articulated in the University of Iowa’s strategic plan. The DDEI helps to coordinate the central diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and inform all parts of campus about opportunities happening across campus. The DDEI offices also assist efforts to recruit and retain faculty, staff, and students. The office’s primary goal is to enhance a welcoming, respectful and inclusive campus environment for all.
The University of Iowa offers this scholarship to incoming first-year students who are not residents of Iowa.
Eligibility and Requirements
- Applicants must be students that are from historically underrepresented populations (Alaskan Native, American Indian/ Native American, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more underrepresented races) at the University of Iowa.
- Renewable for an additional three years or until you receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first).
- You must maintain continuous full-time enrollment at the University of Iowa (fall and spring terms) and a minimum 2.00 UI GPA.
How to Apply
- First and foremost, To be considered for scholarships that require financial need, you must have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file.
- Students will need to be sure they are admitted and currently enrolled to?: Sign in using your Hawk ID and password to begin the scholarship application process. Once logged in, the system will automatically direct you to required applications.
From $2,000 to 8,000 per year depending on merit. Amount may increase based on demonstrated financial need.
Deadline & Annual Availability
Deadline has surpassed on March 1st, 2021 but this application will reopen on February 1st, 2022. This is an annual scholarship that can be renewed each year.