grants blog

Fond reflections of a Fulbright experience cut short

Sylvia Dean (BA linguistics/TESL '20) was the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Taiwan for 2019-20. While the coronavirus pandemic cut her Fulbright experience short, she has fond memories of her experience.

In the news: UI breaks record with 22 Fulbright awards

A record 22 University of Iowa students and alumni from a range of creative, academic, and scientific fields have been chosen from among more than 10,000 students nationally to receive a prestigious Fulbright award to conduct research, teach English, or undertake creative projects abroad in 2020–21.

Take your research abroad with a Stanley Award - info sessions Fall 2019

International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork.

UI graduate Sylvia Dean on her upcoming Fulbright Award in Taiwan

UI graduate Sylvia Dean sat down with International Programs recently to talk about her upcoming Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Taiwan for 2019-20.

In the news: UI Fulbright scholar to use rap to teach English in Mexico City

An Iowa City native’s journey through skateboarding and music led to a path in medicine and a Fulbright Grant.

In the news: UI Fulbright scholar to start a children’s choir in Brazil

Jill Oberhart, a UI Fulbright scholar, will touch down in Brazil in November, where she plans to start a children’s choir.

UI sets record with 19 Fulbright awardees

A record 19 University of Iowa students have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research, attend graduate school, undertake creative projects, or serve as English teaching assistants abroad in 2019–20, with an additional two students selected as alternates.

In the news: UI student hopes to bring papermaking to Cambodia’s cultural renaissance

UI student Isabella Myers, with a Fulbright grant, will travel to Cambodia to study and re-create century-old manuscripts.

UI student Nicole Hehr awarded Fulbright to Italy

Nicole Hehr, who received a BA in ancient civilization from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Italy for 2019-20

UI student Maria Bascom awarded Fulbright to Russia

Maria Bascom, who received a BA in Russian from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Russia for 2019-20.

UI graduate Alex Bare reflects on his global experiences as an undergraduate

UI graduate Alex Bare sat down with International Programs recently to talk about his Critical Language Scholarship program experience in Oman and his study abroad experience in Bolivia. Bare's international journey continues, as he is currently in Colombia as a result of receiving a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award.

In the news: UI student, proficient in four languages, to teach English under Fulbright

Sylvia Dean, the UI’s first Fulbright winner of the year, plans to head to Taiwan for a second time.