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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Virtual Gilman scholarship info sessions to be held for academic year 2023-2024 - Feb. 7 – Mar. 6

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
International Programs
Staff will introduce you to the Gilman, coach you on how to fill out the application, and will let you know what scholarship reviewers are looking for in an applicant. 
Kevin Drahos

How UI Study Abroad supports diversity, equity, and inclusion

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
International Programs
Through outreach efforts and scholarships, UI Study Abroad is opening up opportunities for those underrepresented in study abroad.
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In the news: Megan Lenss studies sea ice algae at both poles

Friday, December 30, 2022
The Gazette
Fulbright researcher from Cedar Rapids now living in Norway

Events

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Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for academic year 2023-2024 (summer 2023, fall 2023, winter 2023, and spring 2024).
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Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:30am to 11:30am
Virtual
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for academic year 2023-2024 (summer 2023, fall 2023, winter 2023, and spring 2024).
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Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 9:30am to 10:30am
Virtual
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for academic year 2023-2024 (summer 2023, fall 2023, winter 2023, and spring 2024).
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Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Thursday, February 16, 2023 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Virtual
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for academic year 2023-2024 (summer 2023, fall 2023, winter 2023, and spring 2024).
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