Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 01

Awarded By

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

Award Amount

Awards will not exceed $5,000. No student shall receive more than the student's established financial need.


Up to 10 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The selection committee will consider the following criteria and percentage factors for selection when reviewing the applications: exhibits/performances/participation in the Iowa State Fair (20 percent); financial need (20 percent); essay concerning the impact the Iowa State Fair has had on the applicant's life (15 percent); extracurricular and community activities (15 percent); community service/volunteerism (15 percent); and class rank and grade point average (10 percent).

Deadline Info

Program information is available online at the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (ICSAC) website in the "State Grants & Scholarships" tab. To apply, students must complete both the Iowa Financial ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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