The Iowa Scholars Award is for incoming first-year students who are Iowa residents. There are two levels of award. If you meet the minimum requirements for both awards, you will automatically be... Read more
For incoming first-year students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who are from historically underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander... Read more
The University of Iowa invites members of the Tribes/Nations historic to Iowa to attend the university and pay in-state tuition, regardless of where they live.
Awarded to an entering first-year woman student of American Indian descent with a tribal affiliation. This scholarship is intended to financially assist students who would otherwise be unable to... Read more
Awarded to first-year Native Americans. This scholarship is based on financial need and merit. If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As director of diversity programs and K–12 outreach in the University of Iowa College of Engineering, Tracy Peterson looks for ways to increase STEM learning opportunities for minority children. A citizen of the Navajo Nation, he also helped revitalize the annual UI Powwow, an event spotlighting...
UI’s Iowa Native Spaces project works with Meskwaki, Ioway to bring historical perspectives to more Iowans
Student-led History Corps partners with tribal officials to make Native history more accessible to public Native American history is complex and requires multiple perspectives—especially the Native perspective—to tell accurately. Until recently, however, Iowa Native history was not a big part of...
This summer, the UI embarked on an ambitious project to make long-term investments in the university’s four cultural and LGBTQ resource centers: the Afro-American Cultural Center (Afro House); Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Resource...
Last week, the University of Iowa began preparations to announce the latest in its ongoing efforts to make this diverse campus and surrounding community more welcoming, safe, and inclusive. The recent events in Orlando now reaffirm the critical importance of those efforts.
For 45 years, the Latino Native American Cultural Center has advocated on behalf of Latino and Native students and provided them with a home away from home, especially for those who feel isolated.