There are many department-level and college-level scholarship funds available to you. To apply, simply fill out the applications from the links below, and you’ll be considered for appropriate department and college-level scholarships based on your major and college designation. 

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) is jointly administered through both the College of Human Sciences and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and you are eligible for scholarships through your respective college. 

Undergraduate Student Scholarships

There are many scholarships available for FSHN undergraduate students. View the undergraduate scholarships list (PDF) for descriptions of scholarships offered by FSHN.

One submission only: Apply for both college and department scholarships by completing one application.

Deadlines: View College of Agriculture and Life Sciences deadlines. View College of Human Sciences deadlines.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Many scholarship applications are due in January and February of each year. However, a few are due earlier. Check the following individual websites for specific details:

Iowa State University Scholarships

President’s Leadership Initiative Awards

Multicultural Student Scholarships

Unpaid Internships or Student Teaching Scholarships

Iowa 4-H Scholarships (for former Iowa 4-Hers attending Iowa State University)

Iowa State University Women’s Club Scholarships

Cargill Global Scholars Program

Nutrition and Dietetics Scholarships

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

National Association of College & University Food Services Scholarships

Food Science and Culinary Food Science Scholarships

Institute of Food Technologists

Institute of Food Technologists – Iowa Section

Cereal & Grains Association

American Association of Candy Technologists

National Poultry & Food Distributors Association

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Food Science and Human Nutrition Student Services

220 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1078