The University of Iowa

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


Step 1: Complete the Preliminary Application and Waiver

Complete the form below and mail to For PC and for Macs, please fill out the form in Adobe Reader (free download).  If you have a Mac, please make sure it can be read on a PC before submitting. Mac users can download the Virtual Desktop (Citrix Workspace); this program has Adobe Acrobat on it, and you are able to access it off campus with a VPN.

Completion of the form below is required in order to schedule an appointment.  If you have questions, please contact Dr. Karen Wachsmuth, associate director, International Fellowships, at

Step 2: Schedule an Initial Appointment 

After submission of the Preliminary Application and Waiver, contact to schedule an appointment

with Karen Wachsmuth. Please indicate days and times that you are available to meet in your follow-up email.

30 minute slots are available Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at the following times (please contact us directly if you cannot make any of these times and we will try our best to accommodate your schedule):

  • 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.


Schedule a Follow-Up Appointment (if you have already filled out a Preliminary Application Form this academic year)

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