Iowa Farm Scholarship/Iowa Basketball Lettermen Fund

The Iowa Farm Scholarship/Iowa Basketball Lettermen Fund was created to help Iowa farm families with the cost of educating their children. One of the Iowa Farm Scholarships awarded each year will be granted in memory of Chris Street, an Iowa Basketball player killed in a 1993 traffic accident.

Eligible students must meet the following criteria:

• Demonstrate financial need, determined by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than February 1.
• Be an entering freshman planning to enroll full-time (12 or more hours per semester) in a degree program at the University of Iowa.
• Be ranked in the upper 25% of your graduating high school class.
• Be a United States citizen.
• You and your parents must be living on an Iowa farm and your parents must be operating the farm.

This is a one-time award.

FAFSA Deadline: February 1
Application Deadline: February 28

Office of Student Financial Aid
Supplemental Questions
  1. List your class rank and the total number of students in your class below.

    Refer to your transcript for this information, or ask your high school counselor. Note: If your school provides both a weighted and unweighted class rank, enter the higher of the two. In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must provide your class rank.
    • 1. My Position in Class
    • 2. Total Number of Students in Class
  2. How long has your family been a permanent resident of Iowa?
  3. Do you live on a farm?
  4. How long has your family been farming?
  5. The following information will be used when determining the recipient of the Chris Street Award:
    • 1. Did you participate in interscholastic athletics in high school?
    • 2. If yes, in which sport(s) did you participate? Provide the number of high school years that you played and whether you received a varsity letter in it. If you did not participate in interscholastic athletics in high school, please indicate "NA".
    • 3. Did your family experience any extenuating circumstances that have affected your family's farm operations in the past year?
    • 4. If your family experienced extenuating circumstances, please provide details. If not, please indicate "NA".
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