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!

Megan Lenss
"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."

Student Funding News

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Take your research abroad with a Stanley Award - upcoming 2022 info sessions

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
International Programs
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 in international studies not available on the UI campus.
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Over 40 scholarships and grants available for UI students to study abroad

Thursday, September 1, 2022
International Programs
This guide serves as a one stop shop to showcase the many funding opportunities that exist to financially assist and support University of Iowa undergraduate students considering studying abroad.
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Top 5 must dos for Iowa students who want to study abroad

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
International Programs
Here are our top five things every Iowa student who wants to study abroad should take advantage of. 

Events

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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Virtual
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Virtual
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Thursday, December 8, 2022 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Virtual
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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