Hawkeye Experience Grant

The Hawkeye Experience Grant for Summer 2023 is open to University of Iowa undergraduate students who have acquired an unpaid or underpaid internship at a non-profit or government agency, an internship abroad via Study Abroad, a research or creative scholarship experience, or a service/community-engagement summer project. The grant is to cover expenses associated with participating in the experience, and is not necessarily a tuition scholarship.

Review all student and site eligibility requirements, see FAQs and eligible expenses, available help sessions, access the required budget and site confirmation forms, and understand the different application pieces here.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Iowa programs. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation in order to apply, please contact Jennifer Noyce at the Pomerantz Career Center, (319) 335-1023.

Application deadlines are the third Wednesday in March and third Wednesday in April . The application closes on April 19, 2023.

Questions about the application can be submitted to Jennifer Noyce at jennifer-noyce@uiowa.edu or 319-335-1023.

Hawkeye Experience Grant
Supplemental Questions
  1. Record Information about your Experience.
    • Department, Program, or Division
    • Duration (Start Date - End Date)
    • Hours Per Week
    • Is this experience required in order to graduate in your major/certificate/program of study?
    • Organization's Name
    • What category are you applying in?
  2. What are your major(s), minor(s) and/or certificates?
  3. What is your most recent Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA? (If not applicable, put N/A)
  4. Please provide a resume that describes your academic accomplishments (research, awards, involvement in organizations, etc.).
  5. Short Essay: Describe the experience and what you will be learning. (200 words max)
  6. Short Essay: How or why are you prepared to be successful in this experience? (200 words max)
  7. Short Essay: How does this experience support your career goals? (200 words max)
  8. Short Essay: How will this funding support you to participate in this experience? What financial obstacles have you had to overcome? (200 words max)
  9. Provide an estimated budget using the budget worksheet on the Hawkeye Experience Grant site - https://careers.uiowa.edu/hawkeye-experience-grant
  10. Upload the Site Confirmation form signed by your supervisor, research mentor, or coordinator. This editable form may be found at http://careers.uiowa.edu/hawkeye-experience-grant
  11. Have you received a Hawkeye Experience Grant in the past?
  12. By signing below, I certify that all information contained in this application is true and correct. I also authorize The University of Iowa to release copies of this form and pertinent information to the scholarship selection committee.
    • 1. Signature (Type Full Name):
    • 2. Today's Date
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