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Sophomore Success Scholarship

The Sophomore Success Scholarship is an annual scholarship for sophomore students enrolled in the Biology Program at Iowa State University.  Applicants should demonstrate active engagement in their program of study through university-level participation in experiences relating to career goals (e.g., research jobs, student organizations, learning communities).  


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

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Open to currently enrolled students only
  • 3.0 or higher GPA at Iowa State University​
  • Undergraduate student in the Biology Program
  • Minimum of three semesters completed at ISU, with at least three semesters remaining until graduation

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