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Walter J. Allen and Shaun B. Keister Scholarship

General Information

This award is open to undergraduate (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) and graduate students who have demonstrated leadership and involvement in promoting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) student activities and in the promotion of a positive identity for LGBT students throughout the University community.

Recipients will have also demonstrated a commitment to academic achievement by achieving a grade point average of 2.25 or higher for undergraduate students and 3.25 or higher for graduate students on a 4.0 scale. In the case of equally qualified applicants, financial need may be used as a determining criterion.

Students wishing to apply for a scholarship must complete the online application below.

Note: Total award of $1,000 is divided between the two semesters. The recipient must be enrolled in both semesters to receive the full award.

Contact Information

Contact Name: LGBT Student Services

1034 Student Services Bldg
Ames, IA 50011-2222


Phone: 515-292-4330