In 2015-16, Honors at Iowa awarded $120,296 in scholarships.

Since our inception in 1958, Honors at Iowa has made it a mission to help high-ability students discover and realize their potential. Thank you for your generosity in making the resources available to challenge these students in the unique ways our program provides.

Your Donation Makes a Difference.

  • Allow an honors student to attend a national conference they've been invited to present at.
  • Fund a mentored research opportunity for one or more honors students to work with world-renowned University of Iowa faculty on cutting edge research.
  • Provide funding to award scholarships during our annual Honors at Iowa Scholarship Competition.

Stories of Support

Home of Honors at Iowa: The BHC Lawyer Dick Tyner: Checking in with an Honorable Honors Alumnus

Alternative Spring Break: Scholars in Search of Education Equity

Honors Experiential Learning in India

Engineering major develops solar stoves in India

Brett Williams: Creating the Innovation Bug


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Give by Phone

Toll Free 1-800-648-6973

Local 319-335-3305

Give by Mail

Mail a check payable to the UI Foundation with "Honors Program" or name one of the funds below in the memo line to:

University of Iowa Foundation
P.O. Box 4550
Iowa City, Iowa 52244-4550


Honors students at Iowa will benefit from your contribution to any one of these funds:

1) Honors Program Excellence Fund

The Honors Program Excellence Fund provides flexible support for honors instruction, collaborative faculty and student interactions, and honors student participation in service trips, conferences, and creative projects.

2) Honors Program Student Enrichment Fund

The Honors Program Student Enrichment Fund supports honors students' participation in out-of-classroom learning experiences to enrich their education while at Iowa.

3) Rhodes Dunlap Fund

Established by our program's founder, the Rhodes Dunlap Fund has provided over one million dollars in scholarships, travel awards, and support for student programs for nearly two decades.

4) Presidential Scholars Program Fund

The Presidential Scholars Program Fund provides support for Presidential Scholars Program community-building activities.