Bergstrom Achievement Scholarships

Recipients shall be enrolled in the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business.

2. Recipients shall be Iowa residents as permitted by Federal and State law and University policy.

3. Freshman recipients shall have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Transfer students shall have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

4. Recipients shall demonstrate leadership skills as determined by the administering authority and as evidenced by participation in extracurricular activities, involvement in professional organizations or community services as determined by the administering authority.

5. Scholarships shall be awarded as follows:

a. Each year at least one (1) recipient meeting the above criteria shall be a graduate of Des Moines East High School (or future named school serving this community).

b. Each year there shall be one (1) recipient meeting the above criteria who is a military veteran or active in the National Guard. If there are no eligible recipients from Iowa the scholarship may be awarded to a student active in the Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, or Wisconsin National Guard.

c. Each year all other recipients meeting the above stated criteria shall be from one of the following groups as determined by the administering authority and as permitted by Federal and State law and University policy:

i. First-generation students defined as students who are the first in their immediate family to attend university.
ii. Students who contribute to student body diversity.
In evaluating student body diversity, preference shall be given to students who are underrepresented in the University or in the applicable major or program at the time of the award.

6. With all other criteria being of equal value, demonstrated financial need, as documented by the Office of Student Financial Aid, may be a consideration in the final selection of recipients.
This award shall be made available to incoming freshman and transfer students.

D. Administration: The Donor would like the scholarships to be equal to two-thirds (2/3) of in-state tuition annually as permitted by available funding. If a recipient does not meet the scholarship criteria for renewal, those funds will be awarded to an entering freshman or transfer student the following year.

Award
varies
Deadline
01/10/2023