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Finding & Receiving Fellowships

Who can use this guide

This guide is meant primarily for English graduate students and early career faculty.

Those in related humanities disciplines may also find it of value. 

How to use this guide

Local Resources

  • Review strategies for local-level applications.
  • Learn what funding is available at the University of Iowa. 
  • Identify who among the faculty, librarians, and students won the awards you want.


  • Discover what support is available if you're from an underrepresented group.

National Resources

  • Review strategies for national-level applications.
  • Learn what national funding is available.

Help maintain this guide

Did I miss a great fellowship opportunity? Find a broken link? Want to report a new grant or fellowship you received? 

Write to Amy Chen at amy-chen [at]


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Amy Chen
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Iowa City, IA 52242