The 1stGen@Iowa Iowa Student Advisory Board (SAB), formed in Fall 2020, provides student input to the UI First-Generation Task Force, and offers valuable insight on task force efforts to inform and educate the campus community and develop strategies to better support first-generation students at the University of Iowa.


1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board Applicants

2022 - 2023 applications are no longer being accepted. Applications for the 2023 - 2024 academic year will be accepted in March 2023, due date tba.

Eligible Applicants:
Any undergraduate student who plans to be enrolled at the University of Iowa during the 2022-2023 academic year and identifies as first-generation is eligible to apply for the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board (graduate and professional SAB members will be added at a later time).

What is a first-generation college student?
At the University of Iowa, first-generation students are those students who do not have a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who completed a four-year degree. 

Term Length:
Selected students will serve a full academic year, from approximately September - April. Students may request to serve additional terms.

Time Commitment:
1stGen@Iowa SAB members will attend 2 – 3, one-hour long meetings per semester; meetings may be held outside regular business hours and may meet in person or online.

Application Process:
The following materials must be submitted by 11:59pm on DATE TBA (for 2023-24 applicants)

  • Completed application (link to form coming in winter 2023)
  • Current resume (upload your resume with the application form)

Selection decisions will be communicated to all applicants around DATE TBA. Questions may be directed to UI-FirstGenatIowa@uiowa.edu

 


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Angie Lamb in Academic Support and Retention at angela-lamb@uiowa.edu or call (319) 335-2062.

 


Meet the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board

2021 - 2022 Academic Year

(2022 - 2023 members will be named by May 1, 2022)

Claudia Artola

Claudia Artola

Senior

Social Work BA
Political Science Minor

Madison Bartlett

Madison Bartlett

Junior

Art BA

Karter Donahue

Karter Donahue

Senior

Business Analytics and Information Systems BBA
Certificate in Leadership Studies

Kiara Hernandez

Kiara Hernandez

Junior

Elementary Education BA
Spanish Minor

Olivia Lullmann

Olivia Lullmann

Senior

Neuroscience BS

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Elvis Mutebi

Senior

Neuroscience BS

Daniela Sanchez

Daniela Sanchez

Senior

Social Justice BA
Latina/o/x, Minor

Jaeden Scheller

Jaeden Scheller

Senior

Music Education BA
Music BM

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Jimmy Yang

Junior

Chemistry BA
Health and the Human Condition Minor