Distance and Online Education Scholarship

Distance and Online Education (DOE) offers a limited number of scholarships. Priority consideration will be given to Iowa residents who are making satisfactory progress toward their online Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) or Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) online degree. In addition to degree objective, financial need, academic achievement, community involvement, and application essay are considered.

Minimum Requirements:
• Must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) or Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) online degree program.
• Cumulative UI GPA of 2.75 is required
• A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic year must be on file with the University of Iowa’s Office of Student Financial Aid

The DOE scholarship is nonrenewable; however, students can re-apply once per academic year.

Distance and Online Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. Scholarship History
    • If so, provide semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) and year. Answer "NA" if you have not received one of these scholarships in the past.
    • Robert F. Ray UI Employee Scholarship in the past?
  2. Personal Statement: Please share with the committee what the award would mean for you, your educational or personal goals, what education means to you, or any other information you would like to share. (Word limit of 500)