Hawkeye Experience Grant

The Hawkeye Experience Grant for Summer 2024 is open to University of Iowa undergraduate students who have acquired an unpaid or underpaid internship in the United States, an internship abroad via Study Abroad, a research or creative scholarship experience, a service/community-engagement summer project, or short field experience required to enter a field. The grant is to cover expenses associated with participating in the experience, prioritizing living expenses before any tuition or fees.

Review all student and site eligibility requirements, directions/tips, FAQs before applying, see 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 17, 2024.*

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 (You can see full site eligibility at http://careers.uiowa.edu/hawkeye-experience-grant)
    • Department/Program/Division
    • Hours per Week
    • Organization's Name
    • Start and End Date
    • What category are you applying in? ( NonProfit/Gov't Internship; For-Profit Internship; Internship Abroad; Research or Creative Scholarship; Service/Community Engagement; Field Experience)
  2. What are your major(s), minor(s) and/or certificates?
  3. Is this experience a graduation requirement for your degree?
  4. What is your most recent Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) or Student Aid Index (SAI) from the FAFSA? (If not applicable, put N/A)
  5. Are you a first-generation college student?
  6. Please provide a resume that describes your academic accomplishments (research, awards, involvement in organizations, etc.).
  7. Short Essay: Describe the experience and what you will be learning. (200 words max)
  8. Short Essay: How or why are you prepared to be successful in this experience? (200 words max)
  9. Short Essay: How does this experience support your career goals? (200 words max)
  10. Short Essay: How will this funding support you to participate in this experience? What financial obstacles have you had to overcome? (200 words max)
  11. Are you able to participate in this experience if you do not receive the funding requested from the Hawkeye Experience Grant?
  12. Provide an estimated budget using the budget worksheet on the Hawkeye Experience Grant site - https://careers.uiowa.edu/hawkeye-experience-grant
  13. 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
  14. Have you received a Hawkeye Experience Grant in the past?
  15. 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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