March 26, 2014 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Conversations about Countries
March 27, 2014 12:00-3:00 p.m. | Grant Chats
*All events will be held in 1117 University Capitol Centre (next to International Programs).
Stanley Undergraduate Awards for International Research
Global Health Studies Conference Travel Awards
Global Health Studies Travel Awards
Critical Language Scholarship
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
U.S. Fulbright Student Program
For undergraduates, these short-term awards can be a "first step" to international experiences abroad that can help you get valuable contacts for Fulbright, Boren, DAAD, and other awards! Students need not be U.S. Citizens to be eligible. These awards support independent research or fieldwork projects on international topics that require travel abroad (may in some cases be used in conjunction with a Study Abroad program).
Visit the Stanley Undergraduate Awards for International Research webpage  for more information.
The Global Health Studies Program (GHSP) invites applications from undergraduate and graduate students for a $500 award to attend a U.S. or foreign global health conference or meeting during calendar year 2014. All currently registered undergraduate and graduate University of Iowa students may apply, but preference will be given to students in the GHSP certificate program. Two awards will be given: one to an undergraduate student and one to a graduate student. Students need not be U.S. Citizens to be eligible.
Visit the Global Health Studies Conference Travel Awards  webpage for more information.
Students admitted to the Global Health Studies Certificate program are eligible to apply. Travel must be related to student's approved international experience.
Visit the Global Health Studies Travel Awards  for more information.
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Scholars are interested in studying less commonly taught languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Students must fufill a one-year federal service requirement within three years of graduation. For U.S. Students only. Applicants wishing to apply for the Boren Scholarship Program will work with Study Abroad to determine a suitable program, and work with Karen Wachsmuth on application submission.
Please consult the UI Boren webpage for a complete list of application materials.
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Programs offers State Department-administered overseas intensive summer language institutes for currently-enrolled university students in thirteen critical foreign languages, some of which may require previous study. The languages include: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Current undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of general college coursework by the program start date in summer. For U.S. citizens only.
Please visit the Critical Language Scholarship webpage for more information.
The German Academic Exchange Service, or DAAD, offers a large variety of study and research grants for highly qualified graduating seniors of all disicplines to provide the opportunity to study or obtain a degree in Germany. The UI is a DAAD partner university that nominates priority candidates for the fall competition. U.S., Canadian citizens, and permanent residents are eleigible. International students who have been enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian university for at least two years may also be eligible. Undergraduate students should consult the Study Abroad webpage for details.
Graduating seniors will find information on Study Scholarships under Graduate Student Funding Opportunities on the UI DAAD Study Scholarship and Research Grants  page.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/reasearch projects or for English Teaching Assistantships. The awards are designed to give recent B.A. recipients, master's and doctoral candidates, artists, and recently-graduated young professionals opportunities for personal development and international experience. For U.S. citizens only.
Please visit the UI U.S. Fulbright Student Program  webpage.
For information about undergraduate study abroad scholarships, see Costs & Funding  of Study Abroad.
Some research projects that involve human subjects require approval from the University of Iowa's Institutional Review Board. Please see IRB Review Steps  and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) information guide  for information regarding the IRB review process of proposed research projects. Students are advised to begin this process a minimum of six months to one year in advance.