Graduate and Professional students are encouraged to take advantage of the excellent  grant resources and expert assistance offered by the Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) and the Graduate College in seeking external funding to support research, dissertation, travel and other scholarly activities.
Learn how to find funding, write a successful application, and submit your proposal. The Graduate College’s Graduate Success Center support students with individual appointments, workshops, and the Fellowships Incentive Program (FIP) to support your application efforts. In addition, the International Programs Grants & Fellowships office supports Fulbright, Boren, and Critical Language Fellowships.
Learn how to find funding, write a successful grant, and submit your application. Survey the Grant Bulletin  and the Division of Sponsored Program's Student Funding page for funding opportunities available to graduate students.
In order to meet the institutional obligation to provide RCR training, The University of Iowa has developed a Responsible Conduct of Research Plan under the joint sponsorship and responsibility of the Graduate College and the Office of the Vice President for Research.
The GSS is the duly constituted collegiate association of the Graduate College and is the primary representative, administrative, and service organization for the graduate students at the University of Iowa.
The Office of Postdoctoral Scholars (OPDS) serves as the administrative home for UI postdoctoral scholars and fellows. We are committed to building a vibrant postdoctoral community and to providing a professional environment that will enrich your postdoctoral experiences at Iowa.


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The purpose of the Student Research Fellowship program is to interest medical students in research and to acquaint them with career possibilities in academic medicine. These fellowships offer students the opportunity to participate directly in the investigation of a scientific question under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Visit our Collegiate Research page for more information about research opportunities in your discipline.