The Office of Scholar Development...

assists University of Iowa undergraduates and alumni in their pursuit of national fellowship and funding opportunities.

  • What kinds of support does OSD offer? If it is a part of an application process, OSD can help with it, including opportunity exploration, pre-writing exercises, essay development, application strategy, recommender support, draft review, and post-graduate planning.

  • What kinds of opportunities does the office support? OSD manages the institutional nomination processes for the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Churchill, Gaither Jr. Fellows (Carnegie), Goldwater, Truman, Udall, and Beinecke scholarships, but can provide guidance and support for many other fellowships and grants. Check out our search guide to find out more about university, national, and international funding sources.

  • How do I connect with the Office of Scholar Development?