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OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS
002 Gilchrist Hall
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018
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Phone:  (319) 273-2281
Fax:  (319) 273-2885
eMail:  admissions@uni.edu

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FINANCIAL AID

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GRANTS

7,281 AWARDS TOTALING $17.1 MILLION 
4,070 RECIPIENTS

 

Grants are great resources for you to help with college expenses. Grants are "gift aid" (no payment required) generally awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need based on filing the FAFSA.

TEACH GRANTS

More than 600 teaching majors taking advantage of the Federal TEACH Grant Program designed for students planning to teach in a high-need field. UNI has actively participated in the Federal TEACH Grant Program since its inception five years ago. At the national level, UNI is the number eight public university in administering the TEACH Grant. In FY16, Grant recipients, totaling $1.2 million awarded. The TEACH Grant provides up to $4,000 for a total of $16,000 to an undergraduate.

TUITION GUARANTEE PROGRAM FOR IOWANS

Full four year commitment of tuition and fees with combinations of grants and scholarships.

Requirements: Must be an Iowa Resident; New graduate from Iowa high school; Financial need 0-1000 EFC on FAFSA throughout four years for continued eligibility

AVAILABLE GRANTS

$10,664,883
Federal Pell Grant

$4,737,218
University Grants

$1,279,822
Federal TEACH Grant

$424,452
SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant)

$332,200
IMAGE Grant

 

APPLY FOR
SCHOLARSHIPS

Applying for scholarships at UNI is easy. The UNI Scholarship Application allows students to apply for over 1,000 scholarships across campus online. The UNI Scholarship Application becomes available the summer before your senior year, in July.

The deadline for most UNI scholarships is January 15, unless otherwise noted.

  • Complete the UNI Scholarship Application at www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.
  • Review any information already filled in and complete the involvement section.
  • Complete essays for as many different academic areas as you are interested.
  • Scholarships are available by majors and departments even if you’re still deciding.
  • Review and click submit. You will receive an email confirmation after successful submission.
  • Don't forget to submit the UNI Scholarship Application every year!

The UNI Scholarship Applications can be updated (prior to the deadline) as frequently as you like.

$CHOLARSHIPS

On average, UNI students receive:

$10,601
AVERAGE AID ACCEPTED

$5,335
AVERAGE GRANT/SCHOLARSHIP

$6,953
AVERAGE STUDENT LOAN

Student EmploymentSTUDENT EMPLOYMENT

$11,523,312 EARNED BY 3,953 STUDENTS

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT EMPLOYMENT AVERAGES

 

Student Wages

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Student Job Board

BENEFITS OF STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Academics: Students who work on-campus tend to have better grades than those who don’t.

Networking: Working on-campus you meet other students, staff, and faculty. It is a great way to get connected on-campus and meet new people!

Time Management: Students who work on-campus develop better time management skills and do better in class than people who don’t.

Money! As a student employee you receive a bi-weekly paycheck. Working on-campus is a great way to save up money for future semesters.