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You are encouraged to begin your funding searches and applications at least six months to one year in advance. You are required to apply for funding through Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of International Fellowships.

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Megan Lenss (center left) received a 2021-2022 Fulbright to Norway to research the triggers of phytoplankton blooms in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica.

Types of Awards

From Fulbright awards, to research grants and fellowships, UI International Programs can guide you through the process.

Key Resources

The application process for students seeking international grants, scholarships, and fellowships can seem overwhelming, but there are many on-campus resources available for you!

Award Recipients

Find out which University of Iowa students have won prestigious international fellowships and grants.

International Grants and Fellowships News

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UI student Adelaide Brooks awarded prestigious Boren award

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
International Programs
Adelaide Brooks, of Ankeny, Iowa, was awarded a 2022 David L. Boren Fellowship to study Arabic in Jordan.
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Fulbright Program presentation to be offered during International Education Week, Nov. 14

Thursday, October 27, 2022
International Programs
Learn about types of Fulbright awards, receive application tips, and get your questions answered.
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Upcoming Critical Language Scholarship info session and workshop, Nov 1 & 8

Thursday, October 20, 2022
International Programs
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student interested in a summer language program abroad, all expenses paid?


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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Thursday, December 8, 2022 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 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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