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Drake University Scholarships

2507 University Avenue Tuition In/Out-State: $35,060 / $35,060 Total Fall Enrollment: 5,616
Des Moines , IA 50311-4505 Books and Supplies: $1,100 Applicants Admitted: 68%
(515) 271-2011 On-campus Room and Board: $9,850 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 99%
http://www.drake.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $25 Receiving Institutional Aid: 99% , $14,818 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics

National Alumni Scholarship (NAS)

Scholarship Description
The Drake University National Alumni Association awards prestigious scholarships to top students. Applicants do not have to be related to Drake alumni to be eligible for this award. The scholarships awarded through the National Alumni Scholarship Program include: Six National Alumni Scholarships, which cover the full cost of tuition, room and board in University housing, and student fees. Ten George A. Carpenter Scholarships, which cover full-tuition. Alumni and Carpenter Scholarships supersede all other Drake merit awards. Trustee Scholarships of $1,000 toward tuition are awarded to all eligible students who complete in the National Alumni Scholarship application process and participate in a Scholarship Day. Applicants for National Alumni Scholarships must have a minimum SAT math and verbal combined score of 1430 or ACT composite score of 31, in addition to a minimum 3.80 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 grading scale or rank in the top 5 percent of their high school class. A separate application, available from the Office of Admission, is required for these scholarships. The completed National Alumni Scholarship application, and all required documents for admission must be postmarked by December 1. In addition, to compete for the National Alumni, George Carpenter, and Trustee Scholarships, qualified applicants must participate in one of the National Alumni Scholarship Days held in February.
Amount
6 awards cost of full-tuition, room & board 10 awards cover full-tuition
Number of Awards
-
Renewable
Yes
Renewal Criteria
All scholarships are renewable for three additional years if the recipient is enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits each term and maintains the required minimum cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale: Alumni and Carpenter Scholarships 3.25; Trustee Scholarships 2.0. Additionally, Alumni Scholars must live in approved Drake University housing to renew the room and board portion of their full scholarship award.

Award Criteria Requirements:

Financial need
-
GPA
3.80
SAT
1430
ACT
31
Class Standing
-
State
-
Other
The Drake University National Alumni Association awards prestigious scholarships to top students. Applicants do not have to be related to Drake alumni to be eligible for this award.Six National Alumni Scholarships, which cover the full cost of tuition, room and board in University housing, and student fees.Trustee Scholarships of $1,000 toward tuition are awarded to all eligible students who complete in the National Alumni Scholarship application process and participate in a Scholarship Day.In addition, to compete for the National Alumni, George Carpenter, and Trustee Scholarships, qualified applicants must participate in one of the National Alumni Scholarship Days that are held in February.
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