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Meet Study Abroad's 2022 summer Diversity Ambassador awardees

Travel abroad provides an excellent opportunity to consider one's personal identity in a new cultural context. 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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12 UI students awarded 2022 Gilman scholarships to study abroad

Chosen from thousands of applicants from colleges and universities across the U.S., twelve University of Iowa undergraduates were awarded the competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
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Donor-funded UI research experiences lead to Harvard and book deal

The recipient of multiple student funding research awards while at Iowa, Briana Smith attributes many of her successes to her time at Iowa and the support she received from faculty and staff mentors.
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Student Spotlight: Michaeljulius Idani

President of the Society of Black Graduate and Professional Students, college advisor for the Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and soon to be graduate in May 2022 with an MFA in creative writing, fiction. Michaeljulius Idani’s resume is covered with opportunities far and wide that he’s been afforded at the University of Iowa. All of this he has accomplished while conducting international research funded by the Stanley Graduate Award for International Research, an award he received in 2021.
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UI alumna Megan Lederman awarded Fulbright to Vietnam

Megan Lederman, who received a BA in English and creative writing from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Vietnam for 2022-23.
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Student Spotlight: Camellia Pham

Camellia Pham, a University of Iowa student graduating in May 2022 with a BA in comparative literature and Chinese and a 2021 recipient of a Stanley Undergraduate Award for International Research, took an unconventional, yet effective, path to completing her research project.
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UI student Greta Becker awarded Fulbright to Vietnam

Greta Becker, a UI Carver College of Medicine student, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Public Health to Vietnam for 2022-23.
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UI student Tartil Ali awarded Fulbright to Morocco

Tartil Ali, who will receive a Master of Clinical Anatomy from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Public Health to Morocco for 2022-23.
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UI student Anna Correa awarded Fulbright to India

Anna Correa, who will receive a Master of Public Health in community and behavior health from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Public Health to India for 2022-23.
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Student Profile: Kristin Vogel

Kristin Vogel, a recipient of the Stanley Merit-Based Scholarship, Joel D. and Sandra Barkan Scholarship, and the Naomi Gunderson Scholarship for Foreign Language Study Abroad, studied abroad in Ecuador in Fall 2021 through the SIT Ecuador Development, Politics, and Languages program.
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UI alumna Mastura Ibnat awarded Fulbright to Taiwan

Mastura Ibnat, who will receive a BA in English and international studies from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Taiwan for 2022-23.
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UI alumna Tessa Reed awarded Fulbright to Spain

Tessa Reed, who received a BA in global studies and Spanish from the University of Iowa in December 2021, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Spain for 2022-23