Student Grants and Fellowships

  • Noaquia Callahan, a UI Ph.D. candidate in History, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant to Germany for 2016-17
  • Abigail Grilli, a recent graduate of the UI with a B.A. in education, is a 2016 Fulbright winner
  • Sarah Lucas, a Ph.D. candidate in musicology at the UI, is the winner of a 2016 Fulbright Research/Study grant to Hungary.
  • Maya Ramaswamy, Ph.D. candidate in the UI College of Public Health’s Occupational and Environmental Health program, is the winner of a 2016-17 Boren Fellowship.
  • Kristofer May, recent UI graduate with a B.A. in Russian and a B.S. in Biology, is a 2016-17 Fulbright winner.

Upcoming Events

Writing Your Way into the World Fulbright workshop
Write the first draft of your Fulbright essays in this one day workshop!
Friday, May 6, 2016
12:00-4:00 p.m. (Students should feel free to drop in as their schedules permit)
1117 UCC (University Capitol Centre)
Refreshments provided
Register for this event

Fulbright 2016-17 Windows to Opportunity Information Session and Reception with UI 2016 Grantees
Tuesday, May 10
3:30-5:00 p.m.
International Commons, 1117 University Capitol Centre (next to International Programs)
Register for this event

Contact Information

Students are encouraged to begin their funding searches and applications at least six months to one year in advance.  Please see the individual grant webpages for workshop announcements.

NOTE: If you are seeking information about funding for study abroad, please visit the UI Study Abroad funding page.

Contact Information

Karen Wachsmuth
Associate Director, International Fellowships
International Programs
1111 University Capitol Centre


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