Explore the many funding opportunities open to UI students and alumni.

From Fulbright awards to grants and scholarships, International Programs is here to help you find financing to study, work, and conduct research abroad!

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International Grants and Fellowships

Learn about international grants and fellowships and how International Programs can support your endeavors.

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Undergraduate Student Study Abroad Scholarships

There are so many funding opportunities open to UI students to study abroad - start your search here!

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"I know that finding research affiliations in a foreign country seems daunting, but talk to your professors and utilize their connections. The academic community is so connected, and I think that just one email, just one question, can become the jumping point to an awesome Fulbright project."

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Student Spotlight: Michaeljulius Idani

Monday, May 2, 2022
International Programs
President of the Society of Black Graduate and Professional Students, college advisor for the Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and soon to be graduate in May 2022 with an MFA in creative writing, fiction. Michaeljulius Idani’s resume is covered with opportunities far and wide that he’s been afforded at the University of Iowa. All of this he has accomplished while conducting international research funded by the Stanley Graduate Award for International Research, an award he received in 2021.
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UI alumna Megan Lederman awarded Fulbright to Vietnam

Thursday, April 28, 2022
International Programs
Megan Lederman, who received a BA in English and creative writing from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Vietnam for 2022-23.
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Student Spotlight: Camellia Pham

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
International Programs
Camellia Pham, a University of Iowa student graduating in May 2022 with a BA in comparative literature and Chinese and a 2021 recipient of a Stanley Undergraduate Award for International Research, took an unconventional, yet effective, path to completing her research project.

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