Ethel L. Whitney Opportunity Scholarship For Non-Traditional Students

To be eligible for the scholarship you must:

  • Be a current or entering undergraduate student at Iowa State University.
  • Declared a major in the College of Human Sciences.
  • Have been 22 years of age or older when you first enrolled at Iowa State or another institution (college-credit courses taken during high school do not count).


  • One year and may be renewed by reapplying

Application process

  • Recipients must submit an essay explaining their path to attending Iowa State University and how the scholarship will help achieve their goals and aspirations
  • Download the Ethel L. Whitney Opportunity Scholarship For Undergraduate Students application.


  • Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Email the application to
  • The application period is January 15 to June 1 yearly.