Scholarships and Awards (2019-20)
All Cornell scholarships are renewable. You will receive your first-year scholarship for four years as long as you maintain satisfactory academic progress. When you apply to Cornell, you automatically apply for Cornell's first-year or transfer merit scholarships and awards.
No extra paperwork needed.
Cornell scholarships and awards
|First-year scholarships and awards|
|Promise Scholarship for Iowans||$24,000|
|Community Enrichment Award||$18,000|
|Transfer merit scholarships|
International merit scholarships
Merit scholarships for international students range from $15,000-$32,000 per year. International students are not eligible for federal aid.
Stackable scholarships may require additional steps beyond your application for admission.
|Alumni Referral Award (deadline: Nov. 1)||$1,000|
|Cornell College Music Scholarship||up to $5,000|
|Cornell College Art Scholarship||up to $5,000|
|Cornell College Theatre Scholarship||up to $5,000|
|Cornell College Dance Scholarship||up to $5,000|
|NSF STEM Transfer Scholarship||up to $10,000|