The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. Learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and other external funding opportunities for study abroad.

Below is a listing of UI students who have received the Gilman Scholarship for study abroad in the past several years. AY = Academic Year

Name Session Country Major Hometown
Claire Burnett Summer 2022 United Kingdom Journalism and Mass Communication, Graphic Design West Des Moines, IA
Ezekiel Butler Summer 2022 Jordan Ethics and Public Policy Blue Springs, MO
Toby Hollis Summer 2022 Spain Spanish, Computer Science Clarence, IA
Courtney Jones Summer 2022 Greece Nursing Chicago, IL
Olivia Karlen Summer 2022 United Kingdom English Edina, MN
Nicholas Mueller Summer 2022 South Korea Anthropology, Linguistics Bolivar, MO
Rin Swann Summer 2022 Ireland English and Creative Writing, Journalism and Mass Communication Sewickley, PA
Whitney Woepking Summer 2022 Spain Biomedical Engineering, Spanish Muscatine, IA
Angelina Evans Fall 2022 Singapore Geography Tiffin, IA
Leona Odole Fall 2022 Germany Math, Data Science Des Moines, IA
Maria Osman Fall 2022 Jordan International Studies Iowa City, IA
Saye Traore Fall 2022 France Nursing Iowa City, IA
Julie Weng TBD South Africa Neurobiology West Des Moines, IA
Allison Steger Fall 2021 Germany History Dubuque, IA
Anissa Forero Fall 2021 Dominican Republic Genetics, Spanish Cedar Falls, IA
Madison Rush Summer 2021 Georgia, Kazakhstan International Relations Clinton, IA
Rebecca Lara Summer 2021 Spain Education West Liberty, IA
Joycelyn Jorbedom Summer 2021 Dominican Republic Public Health Burnsville, MN
Linette Leng Fall 2020 Spain Multi-disciplinary science West Des Moines, IA
Leena Taha Summer 2020 India Global Health Studies Coralville, IA
Tartil Ali Summer 2020 South Africa Psychology, Arabic, Pre-Med West Des Moines, IA
Haemin Han Spring 2020 South Korea Psychology, Music, Pre-Law Whittier, CA
Shakira Del Toro Spring 2020 Spain English, Creative Writing, Cinema, Arts Entrepreneurship Aurora, IL
Rebecca Lawson Fall 2019 Russia Neuroscience, Russian Spring Valley, MN
Paige Grissinger Fall 2019 Denmark Public Health Savanna, IL
Anna Barrera-Granillo Fall 2019 Spain Accounting Sioux Center, IA
Theodore Van Winkle Summer 2019 Austria Music Muscatine, IA
Fatima Tall Summer 2019 United Kingdom English, Creative Writing, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies Caldwell, ID
Spencer Peachee Summer 2019 Spain Human Physiology Davenport, IA
Sabereen Mohamed Summer 2019 South Africa Global Health Studies, Ethics and Public Policy Cedar Rapids, IA
Zainab Makky Summer 2019 South Africa International Relations, Ethics and Public Policy Iowa City, IA
Amanda Grabski Summer 2019 South Africa Therapeutic Recreation Lockport, IL
Abby Donovan Summer 2019 Spain Spanish Cedar Rapids, IA
Sophia Ross Spring 2019 Ireland English, Creative Writing Des Moines, IA
Omar Khodor Spring 2019 Australia Environmental Sciences, Pre-Law Sioux City, IA
Emily Smith Spring 2018 South Africa Global Health Studies  
Jenna Iben Spring 2018 France Psychology, French  
Onae Parker Spring 2018 Japan Linguistics, Asian Language and Literature  
Nicholas Ryan Spring 2018 Uganda Business, International Relations, International Relations Transitional Issues  
Allison Schafer Fall 2017 Italy Journalism and Mass Communication Iowa
Emily Campbell Summer 2017 China Biomedical Engineering  
Elijah Thompson-Acquah Summer 2017 Ireland English  
Nazira Coury Summer 2017 Morocco International Relations, Latin American Studies, & Arabic  
Jacob Ohrt Summer 2016 China Mechanical Engineering Iowa City, IA
Reannan Barlow Summer 2016 Australia Pre-Veterinary Medicine Des Moines, IA
Ana Arzate Summer 2016 France International Studies Muscatine, IA
Erlyn Santiago Summer 2015 Spain    
Haley Henschied Spring 2015 Peru Pre-Business and Spanish Harlan, IA
Zachary Schmelzer Fall 2014 Turkey Psychology Ridgeway, IA
Benjamin Baron Summer 2014 Senegal Biomedical Engineering Iowa City, IA
Del-Marie Nelson Summer 2014 Costa Rica English, Dance Chicago, IL
Ciera Headley Summer 2014 France Comm Studies, International Studies Iowa City, IA
Allison Wall Summer 2014 Jordan Political Science, International Relations Des Moines, IA
Jenna Ladd Fall 2013 Spain Sociology Council Bluffs, IA
Kyra Seay Fall 2013 Dominican Republic Interdepartmental Studies Keokuk, IA
Steve Amancha Summer 2013 Spain Electrical Engineering Aurora, IL
Brett Burk Summer 2013 China Linguistics Oskaloosa, IA
Eunice Kim Spring 2013 South Korea Art Iowa City, IA
Ashlee Baeten Spring 2013 Ecuador International Studies, Geography Schaumburg, IL
Judi Yapias Summer 2012 Togo   Iowa City, IA
Elizabeth Miller Summer 2012 Senegal MPH program Earling, IA
Zach Heffernen Summer 2012 Senegal Marketing Cedar Rapids, IA
Destinee Gwee Summer 2012 China Biochemistry, Asian Lang & Lit Iowa City, IA
Evan McClain Summer 2012 Chile Human Physiology, Pre-medicine Waterloo, IA
Sara Manos Spring 2012 Rwanda/Uganda International Studies, Linguistics Iowa City, IA
Kathryn Williams Fall 2011 India English Ames, IA
Zamira Fraire Fall 2011 Dominican Republic Anthropology, Spanish Des Moines, IA
Kotheid Nicoue Summer 2011 France International Studies, French East Moline, IL
Sharon Sanghez Summer 2011 Madagascar International Studies Dysart, IA
Sarah Nissen Spring 2011 Argentina   Coralville, IA
Joe Murphy Spring 2011 China Accounting, Finance West Des Moines, IA
Harmony Hauser Spring 2011 Costa Rica Comm Studies Iowa City, IA
Sasha Canales Spring 2011 Spain Political Science, Prelaw Uvalde, TX
Bryce Parker Fall 2010 Morocco Political Science Holstein, IA
Allia Janning Fall 2010 Italy International Studies, Prelaw Coon Rapids, IA
Lee Pham AY 2010 South Korea Microbiology, Pharmacy Interest Iowa City, IA
Melanie Corpe AY 2010 China Asian Lang & Lit, International Studies Mount Vernon, IA
Daniel Menzel Spring 2009 Argentina Elementary Education, English Des Moines, IA
Jaycee Bryant Spring 2009 Costa Rica Social Work Chicago, IL