BLS Scholarship

Bachelor of Liberal Sciences Scholarship
Up to $500* (2 available)

*Students taking 3-5 credits online are eligible for $250. Students taking 6+ credits online are eligible for $500.

Candidates

Online/Distance BLS Students taking 3 or more online credits in courses offered via ELO in a single term. View the complete list of qualifying courses.  Candidates must have completed one semester prior to the term in which they are applying for.

About the Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Engineering-LAS Online Learning at Iowa State University.  This scholarship is to recognize the obstacles many online students encounter in an effort to continue their education and balance family and career commitments.

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The following criteria will be used in the selection of the recipient:

  1. Recipient shall be an online, degree-seeking BLS student taking three or more or more online credits in courses offered via ELO in a single term. View the complete list of qualifying courses.
  2. Academic achievement will be a consideration.  A cumulative GPA of 2.75 will be required for selection.
  3. Students may only receive this award once.
  4. A one-page essay by the applicant describing why you believe you are deserving of the scholarship and why you are obtaining your degree online. Essays are uploaded in the online application.  Format must be .doc or .pdf.

Amount

Up to $500 (2 per semester).  Students taking 3-5 credits online are eligible for $250.  Students taking 6+ credits online are eligible for $500.

Deadline

  • Spring 2019: 5:00 pm, December 5th, 2018
  • Fall 2019: 5:00 pm, June 5th, 2019

Requirements

The completed application and essay must be submitted electronically no later than 5:00 pm the day of the deadline.

Note:  Decisions are made approximately within two weeks of the application deadline.  Recipients will be notified by email once a decision has been made.

 

BLS Scholarship

Deadline

  • Spring 2019: 5:00 pm, December 5th, 2018
  • Fall 2019: 5:00 pm, June 5th, 2019