Scholarships and Financial Aid

As a public land-grant institution, Iowa State University is committed to providing quality education for an affordable price. Along with affordable tuition, Iowa State offers scholarships and other types of financial aid to ensure everyone can get a great education.

Undergraduate Student Scholarships and Financial Aid

Iowa State University, the College of Engineering, and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers several opportunities to undergraduate students majoring in electrical, computer, software, or cyber security engineering to obtain scholarships or paid undergraduate research positions on-campus.

Graduate Student Scholarships, Assistantships, and Financial Aid

All qualified master’s and PhD applicants will be considered for assistantships, scholarships, and fellowships; however, a limited number of fellowships are available and early applications will be preferred.


Master’s degree students may be considered for:

  • Half-time research or teaching assistantships
  • 50% tuition scholarship
  • automatic in-state tuition rate for remaining tuition

PhD students may be considered for:

  • Half-time research or teaching assistantship
  • 100% tuition scholarship