Boyd and Mari Burnison Scholarship

Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen enrolled as Open Option students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The recipient shall have graduated from an Iowa high school in the top 10% of his/her class and have demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students who display leadership and participation in school and community activities as evidenced by such things as active participation/leadership role in a recognized student organization, active participation/leadership role in a professional organization, honors and awards received and/or active participation/leadership role in community service. All scholarships awarded hereunder shall be for one year, but may be renewed for an additional year at the discretion of the awarding authority provided the recipient continues to meet the stated criteria and maintains a minimum cumulative grade point average in his/her prior year of college of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.