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Irving W. and Natalie A. Knobloch Scholarship

The Irving W. and Natalie A. Knobloch Scholarship is an annual scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in a major administered by the Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology Department at Iowa State University (i.e., Biology, Environmental Science, Genetics) with a demonstrated interest in plant sciences or botany.  


  • $1,000 for a Fall/Spring academic year

Scholarship Eligibility

  • File a FAFSA by December 1st​​ prior to the award year and demonstrate financial need
  • Open to currently enrolled students only
  • 3.0 or higher GPA at Iowa State University
  • Minimum of three semesters of college coursework completed
  • Undergraduate student in Biology Program, Genetics Program, or Environmental Science Program
  • Demonstrated interest in plant sciences or botany

How to Apply

The open cycle for this Biology scholarship is between October 1st and February 1st before the Fall/Spring award year.  Scholarship applications have recently moved to the new OneApp system, available at