Fulbright Information Session Tomorrow! Tuesday, April 11 3-4PM, HM144

| April 10, 2017

There will be an information session on the Fulbright Student Program tomorrow, Tuesday, April 11 from 3PM-4PM, in 144 Horace Mann. 

During the session we will walk you through the program website, go over the pre-applications (see attached documents), and answer any questions you have!

Before the session, we recommend exploring the program website, and looking over the pre-application for the program you are interested in. Please see below for some introductory information about he program as well.

INTRODUCTION TO FULBRIGHT

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master’s and doctoral candidates, young professionals and artists opportunities for personal development and international experience.  Each year, Fulbright awards 1,900 grants for 9-12 months of self-designed study, research, creative projects, or teaching English in one of over 140 participating countries.Fulbright U.S. Student grants are administered by the Institute for International Education (IIE) with the goal of encouraging cultural exchange and mutual understanding through engagement in an “atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom.”

Eligibility
The Fulbright US Student Program is open to U.S. citizens, from graduating college seniors up to final-year PhD students, in any field of study. Language requirements and program details vary by host country and Fulbright program. Refer to the website for more detailed eligibility information:https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/eligibility

Which Fulbright program is right for me?
There are several kinds of Fulbright grants available to U.S. Students, though you may only apply to one in a given year. Learn more about the different types of Fulbright grants available to U.S. students at our Fulbright program page: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/types-of-awards

Who should apply?
There is no “typical” Fulbright applicant. Fulbright finalists and recipients have come from a range of fields, backgrounds, and programs.

GETTING STARTED

Explore the Fulbright Program website: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Study the awards catalogue: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/regions