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Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Simpson College offers financial aid based on merit, talent and need, which can often be combined with federal and state aid and scholarships

Turning your dream into reality

We’ll do everything possible to help you make the Simpson Experience a reality. We work tirelessly to facilitate access and support that can help offset the cost of your Simpson education. Whether that assistance comes from campus or beyond, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

First-Year Scholarships and Awards
Check out our chart with minimum scholarship ranges incoming first-year students can expect based on their SAT or ACT scores, as well as a list of more than 22 awards given by Simpson College based on talent, merit or financial need.

Transfer Student Scholarships and Grants
See a scholarship chart with transfer scholarship amounts based on GPA. 

Continuing and Graduate Scholarships and Aid
As you look to continue or complete your education, there are financial resources to help you reach your goals.

Federal and State Grants
Here’s a breakdown of federal grants, state awards and the Iowa Tuition Grant Program. Some programs are based upon scholarship, and others are based upon individual need.

United Methodist Awards
These loans, grants and scholarships are available to students who are members of the United Methodist Church.

The Simpson Access Grant
Simpson College is committed to the values of community, inclusion and respect. The Simpson Access Grant supports students who are not eligible for federal and state aid programs. At least one full-tuition award and several grants are available to help students who have undocumented and/or DACA status. These applications have certain eligibility criteria and require an application and essay submission.