University of Iowa
The Halas-Sayers Scholarship is available to first-year students at the University of Iowa. You must be a member of an underrepresented group (African-American, Hispanic/Lation(a), Native American, or Alaskan Native) and be a graduate from either a Chicago area public high school or public high school in Iowa. Additionally, you must be majoring in applied physics, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering (any type), environmental sciences, geoscience, mathematics, microbiology, physics, science education, speech and hearing science, or statistics and have a minimum 25 ACT/1130 SAT score. Also, you must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.