International Distinction in Education Award (IDEA)

  • Bachelor
  • $500 - $10,000 per year

For incoming first-year international citizens (not U.S. citizens or permanent residents) who are graduates of a high school outside the U.S. International first-year students who will graduate from a U.S. high school are eligible for domestic non-resident scholarships.

The University of Iowa
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The University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is a public research university in Iowa City, Iowa.

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International students entering the fall (August) 2023 term will be considered for a limited number of merit scholarships. Scholarship selection is competitive, and is based on holistic review of all application information, high school marks/grades, and ACT or SAT scores.

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$500 - $10,000 per year


None. Scholarship is awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission beginning December 15.