University of Iowa

International Programs Awards, Grants, Fellowships and Scholarships - Application Process

Step 1: Complete the Preliminary Application and Waiver

Complete the form below. Please fill out the form in Adobe Reader (free download). Completion of the form below is required in order to schedule an appointment.  If you have questions, please contact Karen Wachsmuth, associate director, International Fellowships, at

Step 2: Schedule an Initial Appointment 

After submission of the Preliminary Application and Waiver, contact at or call Katherine at 319-353-2700 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Wachsmuth. 

Dr. Wachsmuth has 30 minute slots available Mondays through Fridays at the following times.

  • 10:00-10:30 a.m.
  • 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • 1:30-2:00 p.m.
  • 2:00-2:30 p.m.
  • 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Step 3: Schedule a Follow-Up Appointment (if you have already filled out a Preliminary App. Form this academic year)

Follow-up appointments may be scheduled through or by calling Katherine at 319-353-2700. Please be patient while we process your request; if you do not hear back within 3-4 days, please get in touch again.