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General Information

Name Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship (Iowa)
Number of Awards
Award Value $1,500
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until February 1
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Contact Information

Contact Iowa College Student Aid Commission
200 - 10th Street
4th Floor
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2036
Phone (515)242-3344

Scholarship Description

The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship provides renewable scholarships of up to $1,500 to Iowa high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. The competitive selection is determined by academic officials. Recipients may attend any accredited postsecondary institution in the United States.

Eligibility Criteria:

* Iowa resident/high school senior
* Minimum 3.5 GPA and 28 ACT/1860 SAT test scores
* Class rank in the top 10 percent

Applicants must meet specific course requirements including:

* Two years of the same foreign language
* Three years of social studies, science (including one year each of biology, chemistry, and physics), and math (beyond general science and pre-Algebra)
* Four years of English