Not sure where to start your scholarship search? Take a look at our starter search guide linked below for direction on where to find more information on funding opportunities across Iowa's campus as well as national resources for both undergraduate and graduate level fellowships.
Where do I start? Scholarship Resources on Campus and Beyond
More University of Iowa Resources for Undergraduate Funding & Support
- Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates - ICRU promotes undergraduate involvement in mentored research and creative projects at the University of Iowa http://www.uiowa.edu/~icru
- International Student Funding - External grants open to, or intended for, non-U.S. citizens
- University of Iowa Student Financial Aid Office -http://financialaid.uiowa.edu/
- University of Iowa Study Abroad - http://international.uiowa.edu/study-abroad
- Undergraduate research funding and experiences - UI Office of the VP for Research and Economic Development
- Division of Sponsored Programs - The Division of Sponsored Programs, 100 Gilmore Hall, provides access to a variety of funding databases. While the majority of the available information is for faculty, staff, and graduate students, there may be some material that would be useful for undergraduate students as well. Students can connect to these databases through any UI-connected computer.
Trusted Resources for National Fellowships Searches
- National Association of Fellowship Advisors
- Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- UChicagoGRAD Fellowship Database
Resources for International Students
Many scholarships and fellowships require US citizenship or residency. Below is a list of resources to assist international students interested in pursuing national fellowships while attending the University of Iowa as an undergraduate or graduate student, are encouraged to consider the opportunities listed in Scholarships for International Students*, a catalog of approximately 100 scholarship competitions which welcome applications from international students.
Scholarships for International Students • National Association of Fellowship Advisors (NAFA) scholarships_for_international_students_2012 - Cutchins.pdf
- International Education Financial Aid
- International Scholarship Search
- Institute for International Education's "Funding for US Study
*A big thank you to Doug Cutchins, NYU's Director of Global Awards and the generous group of professionals from the National Association of Fellowships Advisors, who put so much time and energy into the support of international students on their own campuses and who are willing to share their knowledge with the rest of us.