Scholarships and Awards

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The Department of Statistics, with generous support of our alumni and friends, have several scholarships available to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Statistics. A listing of these scholarships, with criteria, can be found below. Scholarship applications through the university's OneApp for the 2022-23 academic year are due on March 1st, 2022. To apply, visit the Office of Financial Aid website at:

https://www.financialaid.iastate.edu/scholarships/


George W. Snedecor Undergraduate Statistics Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate student majoring in Statistics who has demonstrated superior academic achievement and scholarship. 

Herta and Herbert T. David Scholarship in Statistics

Recipients shall be sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in statistics who have verified financial need* and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0. This scholarship is intended for students who have challenging family backgrounds, representing a unique situation that might prevent them from considering a college education at Iowa State University. 

Schillmoeller Family Scholarship in Statistics

Scholarship recipients shall be undergraduate statistics majors with a minimum GPA of 3.0, with a preference to those with verified financial need*. 

Charlie and Barb Hunt Scholarship in Statistics

Scholarship is available to undergraduate students with sophomore or higher class standing majoring in Statistics. Recipients shall demonstrate they are highly motivated academically and possess a strong work ethic. Preference shall be given to female students, as permitted by university policy, and state and federal law. Preference shall be given to students with verified financial need*.

J.A.K. Scholarship in Statistics

Scholarship is available to students with undergraduate class standing majoring in statistics who demonstrate an interest in using statistics to study human behavior/relations. Preference shall be given to students with verified financial need*.

Undergraduate Scholarships

These scholarships are open to students majoring in statistics and are given to recognize academic potential in the major of statistics.


* – To show verified financial need, students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. For more information about the FAFSA, visit the Office of Financial Aid website at:

https://www.financialaid.iastate.edu/fafsa/


Academic Year 2021-22 Scholarship Recipients:

George W. Snedecor Undergraduate Statistics Award: Jake Alston, Jessie Bustin

Herta and Herbert T. David Scholarship in Statistics: Macy Lembeck, Ashlan Simpson

Schillmoeller Family Scholarship in Statistics: Jake Alston, Jessie Bustin, Benjamin Cohen, Emma Engelbert, Matias Ibarburu Siblis, Reese Manternach, Noah Morton, Molly Rysavy, Jakub Tomczyk, Saiyothin Vongpanya

Charlie and Barb Hunt Scholarship in Statistics: Abbigail Markus, Laurel Sherman, Sandra Wiser, Allison Zelle

J.A.K. Scholarship in Statistics: Kevin Gnaster, Nicholas Preszler, Jacob Townsley

Undergraduate Scholarships: Caitlin Fordell, Brandt Groskreutz, Benedict Neo Yao En, Weinan Liu