The University of Iowa

IES Summer Internship Scholarship


IES Summer Internship Scholarships are available through the Study Abroad office for students interning abroad on the 2022 IES summer virtual programs. Awards will be $1,000 (up to 15 scholarships) dependent on the number of applicants.


  • Clear statement of purpose related to academic and future goals
  • Continuing language study or studying a new language (not required, but preferred)
  • Academic merit (3.0 GPA UI cumulative or higher preferred)

Student Submits by Deadline:

  • IES Summer Internship Application
  • Statement of Purpose (see essay prompts below)

Statement of Purpose (limited to 500 words):

  • Why have you chosen to do an internship abroad? What factors led you to this decision?
  • Why have you chosen this particular country for your internship?
  • How will this internship experience impact your academic and future professional goals?

IES Internship Scholarship Application

Submission Deadline

Summer 2022 - TBD (application will open January 2022

**Online application will close at midnight - No applications will be accepted after this deadline!