Scholarship Opportunities

CIEP Tuition Scholarship

The CIEP Tuition Scholarship was created in 2012 in order to provide tuition assistance to students demonstrating academic merit and financial need.  The scholarship typically provides up to 100% tuition costs for up to four consecutive CIEP sessions.   The scholarship deadline for this session was October 15, 2013. Scholarship recipients will be announced by November 10, 2013.

If you prefer not to apply online, you can also download the paper application here.

Cedar Valley Business Professionals Scholarship

The UNI CIEP Business Professionals Scholarship is awarded to individuals who are working in the United States under an L1, L2, R1, R2, H1, or H2 visa.  The scholarship awards 10% of CIEP tuition fees.  To qualify for this scholarship, individuals must be currently employed at a business in the Cedar Valley.  Proof of employment, a copy of a valid passport and visa must be submitted with this application. 


Cedar Valley Permanent Resident, Refugee, and Asylum-Seeker Scholarship

 The CIEP Permanent Resident, Refugee, and Asylum-Seeker Scholarship is awarded to Permanent United States Residents and Asylum-Seekers living in the Cedar Valley.  To qualify for this scholarship, students must complete the scholarship application form, demonstrate financial need, and provide proof of their residency through a  DV1 or DV2 visa, Greencard, or U.S. passport. The scholarship awards up to 50% of tuition fees. 


Global Connections Scholar Award

The UNI Culture & Intensive English Program is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity to individuals who are recommended by current UNI full-time employees.   This scholarship will provide up to 100% tuition to individuals selected by the scholarship committee for the Spring 1 2014 session.  Scholarship recipients will be responsible for housing, meals, books, airfare, application fee, health insurance and university fees. 

The application deadline for the Spring 1 2014 session was November 1, 2013.  Award recipients will be contacted by November 15, 2013.

If you prefer not to apply online, you can also download a paper application here.


If you have questions regarding scholarship opportunities, please email or contact the CIEP office at 319-273-2182.