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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How four months abroad made me appreciate my disabilities and become a better advocate for myself

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
"While in Chile, I learned a lot about myself and my disabilities... I realized the many skills and traits my disabilities had allowed me to foster, such as the ability to find hope and persevere in every situation."
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Why embracing your uniqueness abroad is a journey worth taking

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
"I want to take a moment to reflect on how my time abroad has impacted my identity as a member of the LGBTQ+ community who also has hearing loss."
Tessa Smith

A journey of shaping identity and self-confidence in Rome

Thursday, November 16, 2023
"After my time in Rome had concluded, I returned home with a redefined sense of self and a new confidence that hadn’t shown through as brightly before."


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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Thursday, December 7, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of research and learning activities outside of the United States. Join International Programs' Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, and Kelly O’Berry, IRB education & outreach manager, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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