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UI hosts 10th Annual Fulbright Week - Apr 10-14

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research abroad for an academic year at no cost? Learn how at the 10th Annual Fulbright Week.
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Critical Language Scholarship winner Abigail Fowler to study Japanese in Okayama this summer

International studies student Abigail Fowler of North Liberty, Iowa, has been awarded a 2023 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study at Okayama University for an intensive Japanese language program. 
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Discovering the world and building connections: students reflect on the benefits of faculty-led study abroad programs

Recently returned from abroad, this winter’s Diversity Ambassadors Scholarship recipients share what they thought of their experiences and what advice they might have for others considering studying abroad. 
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UI named top producer of Fulbright U.S. students for seventh year

Seventeen UI students and alumni were chosen from about 10,000 Fulbright Award applicants nationwide to serve as representatives of the U.S. Department of State.
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Virtual Gilman scholarship info sessions to be held for academic year 2023-2024 - Feb. 7 – Mar. 6

Staff will introduce you to the Gilman, coach you on how to fill out the application, and will let you know what scholarship reviewers are looking for in an applicant. 
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How UI Study Abroad supports diversity, equity, and inclusion

Through outreach efforts and scholarships, UI Study Abroad is opening up opportunities for those underrepresented in study abroad.
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In the news: Megan Lenss studies sea ice algae at both poles

Fulbright researcher from Cedar Rapids now living in Norway
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11th Annual Fulbright Workshop to be held Jan. 27

Join International Programs for the eleventh annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop to learn the basics of applying.
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Michaela Zimmer, back from Kenya, on the importance of hearing other people's stories

Michaela Zimmer, a Diversity Ambassador, completed a summer internship in Kisumu, Kenya.
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Leah Cooke reflects on her time in Italy

Leah Cooke won a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship to study abroad in Florence, Italy.
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Maya Torrez found inspiration in the landscape and myths of Greece

Maya Torrez, Diversity Ambassador, studied on the UI faculty-led Ancient Perspectives, Modern Eyes program.
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Alex Hefel's first trip out of the U.S. took him to South Africa, expanding his horizons

Alex Hefel received a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship to study abroad and conduct research in South Africa in spring 2022.