News & Profiles

Iowa State University has a rich history of successful applicants to national fellowships and awards. Check out the Iowa State University Undergraduate Nationally Competitive Awards Record (2013-Present) for further details. Below you will also find some of the news stories written about Iowa State award winners.

Before deciding to apply for a nationally competitive award, it's a good idea to read up on some of the profiles of successful past applicants. Most of the websites for major awards post the profiles of each year's winners. Refer to the award directory for links to each award site.

Are you an Iowa State University undergraduate student or recent grad who received a national-level award, scholarship or fellowship? If so, we would love to hear about it! Please complete the Nationally Competitive Awards Report Form to inform us.

 

April 2022

5 Iowa State students awarded NSF-GRFP fellowships

Iowa State student wins Fulbright award

Iowa State student named Truman Scholar

March 2022

Iowa State student named Goldwater Scholar

February 2022

Iowa State student wins Brooke Owens Fellowship

April 2021

Iowa State students selected as Boren Fellows

Two Iowa State students earn Fulbright awards

March 2021

Two Iowa State students named Goldwater Scholars

May 2020

Iowa State student is named Stanford Knight Hennessy Scholar, the first from Iowa

April 2020

Iowa State student selected as Boren Fellow

Iowa State student selected as Udall Scholar

Iowa State student selected as Truman Scholar

March 2020

Three Iowa State students named Goldwater Scholars 

November 2019

Toni Sleugh selected as 2019 Hollings Undergraduate Scholar

May 2019

Four Iowa State students named Goldwater Scholars

April 2019

Two Iowa State students named Udall Scholars

March 2019

Powell selected for 2019-20 Fulbright Award 

November 2018

Iowa State student named as first Saudi Arabian Rhodes Scholar 

May 2018

Iowa State student named Udall Scholar 

April 2018

Neilson is selected as a Goldwater Scholar with Honorable Mention 

CALS Student Named Honorable Mention for Goldwater National Scholarship 

Nationally Competitive Awards at Iowa State University

October 2017

Graduate Headed to University of Cambridge to Work on Food Insecurity

April 2017

Four Iowa State students named Goldwater Scholars

May 2017

ISU College of Design student named Udall Honorable Mention 

January 2017

Iowa State University Nutritional Science Student Selected for Community Service Scholarship