International Scholarships

Grand View is unable to offer need-based aid to international students. International students may be awarded athletic or departmental scholarships based on selection by coaches or faculty.

International students meeting the academic criteria to be accepted to Grand View may receive academic scholarships based on the criteria outlined below.

First Year Student Scholarships

Scholarship / Award Scholarship Award Amount
Grand View Grant $7,000
Director's Award $9,500 - $11,000
Dean's Scholarship $13,000
Presidential Scholarship $15,000
Trustee Scholarship
$19,000

Transfer Student Scholarships

Transfer Grand View Grant $7,000
Transfer Director's Award $9,500 - $11,000
Transfer Dean's Scholarship $13,000
Transfer Presidential Scholarship $15,000

Iowa Sister States Scholarship

Iowa Sister States is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1985 to manage Iowa's official relationships with foreign states, as established by the Governor of Iowa.

Grand View University is pleased to offer scholarships to all eligible resident students from Iowa’s nine sister states (as listed below). These scholarships range from U.S. $9,000 to U.S. $16,000 per academic year scholarship award based on academic merit.

First Year Student Scholarships

Scholarship / Award Scholarship Award Amount
Grand View Grant $9,000
($6,000 Grand View Grant + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Director's Award $11,500
($8,500 Director's Award + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Director's Award $13,000
($10,000 Director's Award + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Dean's Scholarship $14,500
($11,500 Dean's Scholarship + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Presidential Scholarship $16,000
($13,000 Presidential Scholarship + $3,000 Sister States Award)

Transfer Student Scholarships

Scholarship / Award Scholarship Award Amount
Transfer Grant $11,000
($8,000 Grand View Transfer Grant + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Transfer Director's Award $13,000
($10,000 Transfer Director's Award + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Transfer Dean's Scholarship $15,500
($12,500 Transfer Dean's Scholarship + $3,000 Sister States Award)
Transfer Presidential Scholarship $17,500
($14,500 Transfer Presidential Scholarship + $3,000 Sister States Award)

The scholarship is renewable each year (up to 4 years total). To be eligible for the scholarship students must meet all scholarship requirements as outlined below. 

Iowa Sister States

  • Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan (established in 1960)
  • Yucatán, Mexico (established in 1965)
  • Hebei Province, China (established in 1983)
  • Terengganu, Malaysia (established in 1987)
  • Stavropol Krai, Russia (established in 1988)
  • Taiwan (established in 1989)
  • Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine (established in 1996)
  • Veneto Region, Italy (established in 1997)
  • Kosovo (established in 2013)

Iowa Sister States Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the Iowa Sister States scholarship a student must meet the following scholarship requirements:

  • Meet all international student admission requirements.
  • Provide proof of current resident status (including citizenship) from Iowa Sister State.
  • Enroll as a full time degree seeking student at Grand View University.

The Iowa Sister States Scholarship cannot be combined with any other academic merit scholarship from Grand View University.  If a student is eligible for multiple scholarships, the student is advised to accept the highest yielding scholarship.