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Over 40 scholarships and grants available for UI students to study abroad

This guide serves as a one stop shop to showcase the many funding opportunities that exist to financially assist and support University of Iowa undergraduate students considering studying abroad.
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Meet Study Abroad's 2022 summer Diversity Ambassador awardees

The Diversity Ambassador Scholarship program supports the diversification of students who study abroad by providing awards to students from diverse backgrounds and identities, many of whom are traditionally underrepresented on study abroad programs.
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Meet study abroad's 2022 Diversity Ambassador Awardees

The Diversity Ambassador Scholarship program supports the diversification of students who study abroad by providing awards to students from diverse backgrounds and identities, many of whom are traditionally underrepresented on study abroad programs.
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Diversity Ambassador Reflection: Rebecca Lara

This summer, I decided to embark on an adventure by studying abroad- but virtually!
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Diversity Ambassador reflection: Julia Saul

Hi! My name is Julia Saul, and I am going into my second year here at the University of Iowa. I hope to graduate with a B.B.A. with an emphasis in finance, a minor in French, and an International Business Certificate.
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Shakespeare’s England from Starkville, Mississippi

I was lucky enough to be a part of the remote-abroad hybrid class during 2021’s summer program here at the University of Iowa, and here are just a few experiences that I believe highlight what was an incredible experience for someone like myself.
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Can a Virtual Global Experience Substitute for the Real Thing?

Listen, I know how odd it sounds. All summer I received the same response and facial expression when I explained I was going to study abroad…virtually.

Alexia Sanchez (BA '20) reflects on the impact of her three global learning experiences as an undergraduate

As Alexia Sanchez (BA political science, social justice ’20) begins her fellowship with Running Start, a non-profit, non-partisan organization with a mission of getting more women involved in politics, she took some time to reflect on the impact of her three global learning experiences as an undergraduate at the University of Iowa.

Anibal Mares Marquez reflects on career gains as a result of his study abroad experience

Anibal Mares Marquez (BBA accounting ’20), risk assurance associate at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), recently took some time to reflect on the impact of his study abroad experience as an undergraduate at the University of Iowa. Anibal studied in Paderno del Grappa, Italy, through CIMBA, and was the recipient of a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship.

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: Dominican Republic

Lauren Wood talks about how her trip to the Dominican Republic helped her embrace more of her Mexican background.

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: England

Tippie student Kevin McKee talks about his winter break trip to London.

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: India

Amani Ali talks about what she learned about herself from her study abroad experience in Kerala, India.