IES Summer Internship Scholarships are available through the Study Abroad office for students interning abroad on the 2023 IES summer virtual programs. Awards will be $1,000 (up to 15 scholarships) dependent on the number of applicants.


  • Clear statement of purpose related to academic and future goals
  • Continuing language study or studying a new language (not required, but preferred)
  • Academic merit (3.0 GPA UI cumulative or higher preferred)

Student Submits by Deadline

  • IES Summer Internship Application
  • Statement of Purpose (see essay prompts below)

Statement of Purpose (limited to 500 words)

  • Why have you chosen to do an internship abroad? What factors led you to this decision?
  • Why have you chosen this particular country for your internship?
  • How will this internship experience impact your academic and future professional goals?

IES Internship Scholarship Application

Submission Deadline

Summer 2023 - Thursday, March 9, 2023* (application will open January 2023)

*Online application will close at midnight - No applications will be accepted after this deadline!