Explore the many funding opportunities open to UI faculty to promote campus leadership and engagement in international research.

International Programs can assist you in identifying and pursuing funding opportunities to support projects with an international emphasis or component. Please explore these pages to get a sense of the resources we make available to you.

Grant and Fellowship Assistance

We can help you develop proposals for external funding in support of your research, teaching, and service goals.

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International Programs Funding

Explore funding opportunities offered through International Programs, supported in whole or in part through the generous contributions of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization.

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External Funding

Apply for external awards, such as Fulbright, and take advantage of the grant-writing support International Programs offers.

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University of Iowa Funding

The University of Iowa offers a vast array of funding opportunities for faculty. View our curated list here.

James Ankrum
“If you are a faculty member considering a professional development award, applying for a Fulbright should be a no-brainer. The process of applying for the Fulbright forces you to consider your goals for time away from the university, establish relationships with groups around the world you’d like to work with and helps clarify what you hope to gain from the experience."
James Ankrum, associate professor in biomedical engineering, 2022-2023 Fulbright Scholar Award Read James' story

Faculty Funding News

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UI faculty meet professional goals with help of funding through International Programs

Monday, August 8, 2022
International Programs
International Programs provides funding opportunities and grant-writing assistance for UI faculty engaged in international research, partnerships, and other activities, and is invested in the success that faculty have in their field.
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Professor Betsy Stone receives prestigious Fulbright award to research allergens in Australia

Monday, June 20, 2022
International Programs
The University of Iowa is pleased to announce that Betsy Stone, a professor in the departments of chemistry and chemical and biochemical engineering, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Australia for the 2022-2023 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
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Jerry Anthony receives prestigious Fulbright award to India to research climate change

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
International Programs
The University of Iowa is thrilled to announce that Jerry Anthony, an associate professor in school planning and public affairs, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholar Award in India for the 2022-2023 academic year.