February 2020
Iowa Caucuses go abroad!
UI study abroad student Emily Hagedorn hosted a caucus in Paris not far from the famous Louvre Museum (and CNN wrote about it!). Get inspired!
Funding
New! Only one application needed for merit-based scholarships!
Save time (and potentially money!) by filling out just ONE application for a group of merit-based scholarships. Application deadline: March 26 Learn more
Diversity Ambassador Scholarship
These $500 scholarships are intended to support the diversification of students who study abroad. Application deadline: March 13 Learn more
Student Voices
"Now, as I enter the final semester of my senior year, I have come to learn that the most memorable experiences involved taking a step out of my comfort zone."
- UI Study Abroad Diversity Ambassador Emily Studnicka on being in London

"Even though I was busy, it was in the best way because my time was spent exploring new cities and cultures, learning new skills like surfing and making paella, and eating tasty food."
 - Study Abroad Correspondent Emily Carroll on studying abroad in Spain

Upcoming Events
Discover Study Abroad Sessions
If you haven't been to a Discover Study Abroad Session to learn the basics, you should! Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. & Fridays at 11 a.m. in 1117 UCC .
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions
Do you receive a Federal Pell Grant to attend Iowa? If so, this study abroad scholarship is worth looking into. February 6 and 10
Greece: Origins of Humanistic Counseling Info Session
Spend part of your summer abroad on this faculty-led program exploring the
history, culture, and landscape of Greece!  February 7
Irish Writing Program Info Session
Learn about this fantastic opportunity to enrich your writing skills over the summer in the heart of Dublin!  February 11
Fulbright Lunch and Learn
Ever thought about pursuing a Fulbright? Come learn about Fulbright opportunities in Taiwan. February 12
Masa Ishikawa Jazz Orchestra to perform
The Masa Ishikawa Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece jazz ensemble, will present Mujo Suite, an original jazz big band composition. February 22 Learn more
Featured Programs and Resources
Brazilian Carnival: Music and Dance
Explore popular culture, samba, and carnival in Rio de Janeiro on this UI faculty-led program.

Duration: 3 weeks (summer)
Application deadline: February 12, 2020

Advice for college students studying abroad, and their parents
Some good things for you (and your parents) to think about before you go abroad.

Read more (Source: New York Times)
International Programs (IP) provides guidance and support for international students in the University of Iowa community, as well as scholarships and assistance for UI students who wish to study abroad. IP also provides funding opportunities for UI faculty engaged in international research. You can continue to support globally oriented programs and resources by contributing to International Programs. For more information, please contact Jeff Liebermann in the UI Center for Advancement at jeff.liebermann@foriowa.org or 800.648.6973.