- be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, national, or refugee
- be actively enrolled in Electrical, Computer, Software, or Cyber Security Engineering at Iowa State University
- have demonstrated financial need through FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
- complete an online application with 4 short-essay questions
- Your Net-ID is your Iowa State e-mail address without “@iastate.edu”.
- Use your 9 digit University ID to register
- Found in the acceptance packet that was mailed to you
- If you lost your packet, call our Admissions Office at 800-262-3810. (For security purposes, University IDs are not given via email.)
- Contact the Solution Center if you experience a problem registering.
- It can sometimes take overnight for the account to become fully activated. It is recommend to wait overnight and attempt your first login the following day after creating the Net-ID.
- Use either the button above or the Step 2 link to access OneApp
- Click the yellow Sign In button at the top right corner of the OneApp webpage
- Enter your Net-ID and password to access the applications
- Once logged in, complete the General Application
- You must click Finish and Submit to advance on to the Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineers as Leaders (ECSEL) Scholarship Application – Incoming Freshmen/Transfers application.
- After submitting the General Application, you will see a link to the Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineers as Leaders (ECSEL) – Incoming Freshmen/Transfers application
- Available within the Other Recommended Opportunities section of the applications
- Click the yellow Apply button to complete the ECSEL application.
- The grant that funds this scholarship seeks, amongst other goals, to improve diversity and inclusion in the Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering (ECSE) programs at Iowa State, and to improve educational pathways and contribute to a diverse ECSE workforce. Given this information, please discuss your connection or commitment to diversifying STEM fields.
- Please select one organization or club that you have been involved with and describe how this experience has impacted your growth and development as a leader.
- How would you like to “change the world” and how will your interest in electrical, computer, or software engineering help you meet your goals?
- Describe one science, engineering, or programming class / workshop / camp you’ve participated in. What did you like about it, and what would you like to see changed?
Joe Zambreno, Principal Investigator
327 Durham Hall