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 PCs, please fill out the form in Adobe Reader (free download). This form must be filled out on a PC and not a Mac. If you do not own a PC, here is where you may find one available for use on campus: (

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 International Programs 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.


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 or by calling International Programs 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.