Penn GSE AHEAD

ISU 4U Promise

The ISU 4U Promise was established in 2013 for students who graduate 5th at King and Moulton Elementaries and graduate from a Des Moines public high school. The award provides up to full tuition at Iowa State University, pro-rated by each year in elementary school, on a first dollar basis. The program is a partnership between Iowa State University, Des Moines Public Schools and other community organizations and is funded by Iowa State University.

Year the Program was Founded 

2013

Promise Typology Category 

Four-year institution programs
Universal eligibility programs

State 

Iowa

Residency Requirement 

N/A

K-12 School Attendance Requirement 

Elementary

Type of Award 

Financial Award

Financial Award is Limited to Students with Financial Need 

No

Financial Award is Limited to Students who Meet Academic Achievement Requirements 

No

Disbursement of Financial Aid 

First Dollar

Year Requirement for Full Aid 

5

Sponsored by Single Agency 

No

Program Offers Support Services 

Yes