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University Honors Program

Scholarships & Grants

Nadyne Harris Scholarship for Honors Research

This scholarship provides funding to students in the University Honors Program who are completing the Honors Thesis. Funding is awarded to offset costs related to the Thesis, such as supplies, specialized software, photocopying, printing, mailing, photography, and travel to research sites. Preference given to CHAS and CSBS majors. 

Boatwright Undergraduate Research Grant

This scholarship provides funding to students in the University Honors Program who are completing the Honors Thesis or other qualifying undergraduate research projects. Funding is awarded to offset research expenses or to provide support for attendance, participation in or presentations at an academic conference. Grant funds available to all majors.

Nadyne Harris Scholarship for Honors Travel

This scholarship provides funding (up to $500) to students in the University Honors Program who are traveling for academic purposes. Examples of academic travel include National Student Exchange and any variety of study abroad programs. The travel must result in earned academic credit accepted by the University of Northern Iowa and designated for Honors credit by the University Honors Program.

Jason Kilborn Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship supports the expenses (up to $1000) for Honors Program students enrolled in an approved UNI study abroad program. Students must be considered to be in good standing with the Honors Program. Preference is given to students who are Presidential Scholars.

Presidential Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships are awarded by the University Honors Program to high school seniors with a history of outstanding academic performance. Recipients will be those whose strong academic credentials are matched by personal involvement in leadership and service activities.

Honors Alumni Scholarship

The Honors Alumni Scholarship is supported through an endowment fund created by generous alumni of the University Honors Program. Candidates for this scholarship are currently enrolled honors students who have actively contributed to the life of the Honors Program and are in good standing with the GPA and active student policies. The Honors Alumni Scholarship is a $1000 award with the potential for renewal. Students should complete the UNI Scholarship Application for Current Students to be considered for this award.

Michael R. Armbrecht Endowed Honors Scholar Scholarship

This scholarship provides significant support in the amount of $4000 per year for a student with demonstrated financial need enrolled in the UNI Honors Program. Preference will be given to a student with a major in the College of Business Administration. The student will meet the admission requirements for the University Honors Program and remain a student in good standing in the program in order to have the scholarship renewed. In addition to academic achievement required, the student will show great promise for career success, as reflected through his/her leadership activities on campus. Students should complete the UNI Scholarship Application for Current Students to be considered for this award.