The University of Iowa

International Internship Funding Opportunities

Don't forget to apply for scholarships!

UI Study Abroad has compiled a list of scholarships that can be applied towards an international internship experience.  Application processes vary, so be sure to follow the links below for complete details.






Iowa Need-Based Grant

Amount: $250 - $2,000 

Eligibility: Based on relative need.

Deadline: Mid-March

Learn more about the Iowa Need-based Grant

Iowa Abroad Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Iowa residents who entered the University of Iowa between Summer 2015 and Fall 2017.

Learn more about the Iowa Abroad Scholarship

Diversity Ambassador Scholarship

Amount: $500 

Eligibility: Traditionally under-represented students in study abroad.

Deadline: Mid-March

Learn more about the Diversity Ambassador Scholarship  

IES Summer Internship Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 

Deadline: Mid-March

Learn more about the IES Summer Internship Scholarship

IES Need-Based and Merit Based Scholarships

Amount: $500 - $1,500 

Deadline: April 1

Learn more about IES Need-based and Merit-based Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Amount: $2,500 - $5,000 

Eligibility: Must be Pell Grant recipient.

Deadline: Early March 

Learn more about the Gilman Scholarship  

Tippie Study Abroad Scholarships

Amount: $250 - $2,500

Eligibility: Must be Tippie student.  One application for 10 scholarships.

Learn more about the Tippie Study Abroad Scholarships

Tippie Global Internship Scholarship

Amount: up to $5,000

Deadline: varies

Journalism and Mass Communications Scholarship 

Deadline: Early March

Learn more about the Journalism and Mass Communications Scholarship

College of Public Health

Amount: $2,500 - $5,000 

Eligibility: Must be Pell Grant recipient.

Deadline: Early March 

Learn more about the College of Public Health Global Health Proposals & Funding

Bijou Horizons – Filmscene

Amount: $1,500

Learn more about the Bijou Horizons - Flimscene scholarship

Honors Travel Grant

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Must be an Honors student.

Learn more about the Honors Travel Grant


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