Undergraduate Scholarships for Experiential Learning 

This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students at the University of Iowa to help defray costs associated with internships, field schools, or study abroad.   

Amount: 

  • $250 - $500
  • Up to four (4) scholarships awarded in 2021-2022

Criteria for Selection:

  • Applicant must be a currently registered Anthropology major at the University of Iowa.
  • Priority given to students for whom this is their first opportunity to engage in this kind of experiential learning in Anthropology.
  • Applicant must have been accepted in internship, field school, or Study Abroad program (or will be by the time of award decision on April 15).

Applications must include:

  • A one- to two-page essay that describes the experience, discusses how it will further your education, and demonstrates how funding will enable your participation in program.
  • Link to the opportunity or letter from faculty/institution running program, showing cost.

Applicant materials or questions should be submitted electronically to sarah-horgen@uiowa.edu.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

This scholarship will be awarded to students demonstrating a commitment to partnering with and supporting Native American and Indigenous communities. This award is open to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Iowa.

Amount:

  • $500- $1000
  • Up to two (2) scholarships awarded each academic year

Criteria for Selection:

  • Applicant must be currently registered in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Iowa.
  • Applicant must have a demonstrated commitment to Native American or Indigenous communities through activities at the University or larger community.

Applications must include:

  • A one-page statement describing your academic or career goals and the ways in which these aim to support Native American, Alaska Native, Inuit, First Nations, Métis, Native Hawaiian, or other Indigenous communities.
  • A letter of recommendation from a UI faculty or staff member, Tribal government, or Indigenous organization that describes the potential of the student to make positive contributions to Native and Indigenous communities.
  • Unofficial transcript(s) of course work.

Applicant materials or questions should be submitted electronically to sarah-horgen@uiowa.edu.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Non-Departmental Scholarships

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences supports numerous scholarships through the college's annual scholarship competition. For a list of scholarships available in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and information on applying for scholarships, visit the CLAS Scholarships page.