National Merit/Provost Scholarship

This is a scholarship for new incoming first-year students named National Merit finalists who designate the University of Iowa as their first-choice institution. Eligible students are automatically awarded this scholarship.

See details at National Merit.

Renewable for an additional three years or until you receive your bachelor’s degree (whichever comes first) provided you maintain continuous full-time enrollment at the University of Iowa each semester and continue to meet the academic renewal standards set by the National Merit Corporation.

$3,000 a year for up to four years through a combination of the National Merit Scholarship and the Provost Scholarship.
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