University of Iowa

 

**All opportunities listed with a double asterisk after the title link require that students submit an application for institutional nomination to be considered for the award.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars**

  • Application opens: 5.1.18
  • UI Campus Support Deadline: 8.15.18
  • Deadline for UI nominees: 9.12.18
  • Applicants must also apply to Stanford graduate program of their choice
  • UI Undergraduate Fellowships Opportunity Profile
  • Access more information here.

Schwarzman Scholars Program**

  • Application opens: 4.15.18
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 8.15.18
  • Deadline for Nominees: 9.27.18 
  • Access more information here.

George Mitchell Scholarship**

  • Application Opens: 3.19.18
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 8.27.18
  • Deadline for UI Nominees: 9.28.18
  • Access more information here.

Marshall Scholarship**

  • Application opens: 6.17
  • UI Campus Priority Nomination Deadline: 8.27.18
  • Deadline for FINAL LORS: 9.18
  • Deadline for UI nominees: 10.18
  • Access more information here.

Rhodes Scholarship**

  • Application opens: 7.1.17
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 8.27.18
  • Deadline for FINAL LORS: 9.27.18
  • Deadline for UI nominees: 10.18*
  • Access more information here.

Winston Churchill Scholarship**

  • Application opens: 5.18
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 10.4.18
  • Deadline for application to Cambridge: 10.11.18
  • Deadline for LORS and supplemental materials to Cambridge:10.11.18
  • Deadline for Nominee applications: 4 PM CST 11.1.18
  • Access more information here.

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program**

  • Application Opens: 10.15.17 - Email kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu for access
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 12.5.18
  • Deadline for UI nominees: 1.10.19
  • Access more information here.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship**

  • Application Opens: 9.18
  • Pre-application Deadline: 10.22.18
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 10.29.18
  • Deadline for Campus Nominees:1.25.19
  • Access more information here.
  • View the UI UF Opportunity Profile here.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

  • Application opens: 8.1.18
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 11.14.18
  • Deadline for Final LORS: 2.2.19
  • Deadline for Campus Nominees: 2.5.19
  • Access more information here.
  • View the UI UF Opportunity Profile here.

Beinecke Scholarship**

  • Application opens: 9.17
  • Priority UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 12.3.18
  • Final UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 1.14.19
  • Deadline for UI Campus Nominee: 2.13.19
  • Access more information here.

Udall Scholarship**

  • Application opens: 10.17
  • Priority Campus Nomination Deadline: 12.3.19
  • Final Campus Nomination Deadline: 1.14.19
  • Deadline for Campus Nominees: 3.4.19
  • Access more information here.
  • Review UI UF Opportunity Profile here.

   

 

***All opportunities with three asterisks after the title do not require campus nomination, but undergraduate, recent alumni, and graduate applicants are encouraged to make use of the support and resources are available to them through UI Undergraduate Fellowships.

To schedule a conversation about any of our Priority Fellowships with the Director of Scholar Development go to https://uiundergradfellowships.youcanbook.me/

Gates Cambridge Scholarship***

  • GRADSAF application opens: 9.1.18
  • Priority Campus Support Deadline: 9.17.18
  • Final Campus Support Deadline: 9.24.18
  • Deadline for US applicants to Cambridge: TBA - Mid 10.18
  • Deadline for LORS/Supplemental Materials: TBA - Mid 10.18
  • Finalist Interviews:
    • US Round: TBA 1.19
    • Global Round: TBA 3.9
  • International Applicant Deadline Schedule
  • Access more information here.
  • Review UI UF Opportunity Profile here.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship***

  • Application opens: 7.20.18
  • Priority UI Campus Support Deadline: 9.20.18
  • Final Submission Deadlines: By 5:00 PM EST
    • 10.22 - Geosciences, Life Sciences
    • 10.23 - Computer/Information Sciences, Engineering, Materials Research
    • 10.25 - Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning
    • 10.26 - Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
  • Final Recommender Deadline - 11.1.18
  • Access more information here.
  • Review the UIUF Opportunity Profile here.

Humanity In Action Fellowship***

  • Application opens: 10.18
  • Campus Support Deadline: 12.3.18
  • Submission Deadline: TBC 1.6.19
  • Access more information here.

Soros Fellowship for New Americans***

  • Application opens: 5.18
  • Applicant Workshop with Soros Foundation: TBA Fall 2018
  • UI Campus Support Deadline:  10.10.18
  • Final Deadline for Applicants:  11.1.18
  • Access more information here.

PLEASE NOTE: Campus nomination deadlines are subject to change. If a deadline is listed as "TBA", the date listed is an approximate based on the previous cycle. If there is no approximate date listed, the DSD will update this list as she receives the information from the funding organization.

To find out more about the campus nomination process or how to prepare for national fellowships competition, contact: Kelly Thornburg, Director of Scholar Development, University of Iowa Honors Program at kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu

 

****All opportunities with four asterisks after the title are coordinated by Karen Wachsmuth, Associate Director, International Fellowships, International Programs, 1111 University Capitol Centre, 319-335-1436, karen-wachsmuth@uiowa.edu (link sends e-mail)

Boren Undergraduate Scholarships****

  • Application opens: 8.18
  • UIIP Campus Deadline: TBC 1.24.19
  • National Deadline: Early 2.19
  • Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Website
  • For more info, visit UI International Programs

Critical Language Scholarship****

  • Application opens: 9.17
  • Application Deadline: Mid 11.17
  • First Round Notification: 1.18
  • Final Award Notification: 2.18
  • CLS Website
  • For more info, visit UI International Programs

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships****

Fulbright U.S. Student Grants****

  • Application opens: 4.17
  • UIIP Campus Deadline: 9.6.17
  • UIIP Final Submission: 9.27.17
  • For more info, visit UI International Programs

Stanley Award for International Research****

PLEASE NOTE: Campus nomination deadlines are subject to change. If a deadline is listed as "TBA", the date listed is an approximate based on the previous cycle. If there is no approximate date listed, the DSD will update this list as she receives the information from the funding organization.

PDF iconDeadline Schedule - UI Undergrad Fellowships - 11.19.17.pdf

To find out more about UI Undergraduate Fellowships campus nomination process or how to prepare for national fellowship competitions, contact Honors' Director of Scholar Development at 335-1874 or kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu.