Eligible students must prove current Iowa residency (for 5+ years), will be degree-seeking in International Business, International Agricultural-Related Studies, or International Relations/Culture (to include language, art, music) in one of Iowa's 9 sister states. Detailed criteria, including specific locations, application materials, and processes are available at the Iowa Sister States website (including information of the paper application and second-round face-to-face interviews for the strongest candidates). Possibly eligible UI Study Abroad programs include CIMBA and CIEE Taiwan, however other programs may qualify. For more information, see listed websites or contact Kassi Wheeler.
$30,000 in funding available for the 2018-2019 academic year, actual number and amounts of individual scholarships totally dependent on the number of applications received.
Application materials due by February 1, 2018. Interviews will be conducted in Spring 2018, scholarships to be awarded in time for the 2018-2019 academic year (notifications expected April 2018).
For more information, visit the Iowa Sister States website.