Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Iowa Veteran Education, Transition, and Support (IVETS) is hosting a Veteran Innovation Series. The series provides the opportunity for UIowa graduate and professional student Veterans in to collaborate across disciplines, promote their research, and network with other successful Veterans.

Who's eligible to apply?

All currently enrolled graduate and professional students at the University of Iowa who are Veterans of the US military or currently serving in the US military are eligible to apply.


Successful applicants will:

  • Apply by March 15, 2021
  • Share their research in an accessible, approachable way for non-experts in their field
  • Articulate why their research is innovative and why it matters, e.g. what work it is doing in the world
  • Receive a $200 honorarium upon completion of their participation in the event
What happens if you're selected? 

IVETS will select two graduate and professional students from the spring 2021 applicants in March 2021. Applications are due by March 15, 2021. VIS speakers will be announced during Dr. Trill Paullin's talk on March 24, 2021.

VIS speakers will give a 30-minute virtual presentation, open to the university and surrounding community, in April. There will be a 30-minute combined Q & A with the audience immediately following the presentations. 


Contact Dr. Chelsea Burk at or call 319-467-1013. The IVETS office is located on the second floor of Calvin Hall. Staff are available from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.