HASTAC is a growing global community known as the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory. The international HASTAC Scholars program is designed for graduate students with interests and expertise in digital media, 21st-century higher education, the digital humanities, and technology in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Obermann HASTAC Scholars use social media and other forms of digital communication to help the Center share news of key events.


All application materials are due to Erin Hackathorn by September 15, 2014.


University of Iowa graduate students in any department and at any stage of their studies. Application due by September 15, 2014.

Required Items

Submit the following materials in a single .pdf document Erin Hackathorn at erin-hackathorn@uiowa.edu by September 15, 2014:

·       A letter of interest indicating how participation in HASTAC would benefit the applicant and how his or her work to date reflects HASTAC¹s principles.

·       A brief bio paragraph of no more than 250 words that mentions research projects and interests, including dissertation if applicable, and applicant¹s HASTAC-related interests and work.

·       A curriculum vitae of no more than two pages.

·       An email from your academic advisor addressed to erin-hackathorn@uiowa.edu stating the following:  “I affirm that APPLICANT¹S NAME is in good standing in NAME OF GRADUATE PROGRAM and will be on campus for the 2014-2015 academic year. I support this application to the HASTAC Scholar program.”