Apply for the Fulbright Program

30 Mar

Are you currently a junior, senior, recent graduate or graduate student looking for a fully-funded study-abroad experience during the 2010-11 academic year? Consider the Fulbright US Student Program (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html). This program is designed to give students, artists, and other professionals opportunities to pursue research, graduate study or English teaching experience in over 155 nations worldwide.

The application cycle for the 2010-2011 Fulbright U.S. Student competition will open on May 1, 2009. The campus deadline for applications is September 23, 2009.

Attend an upcoming information session to learn about the Fulbright U.S. Student program and how to apply:

* Tuesday, April 7, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Sieg Hall Auditorium, room 134
* Wednesday, April 22, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Sieg Hall Auditorium, room 134

Please RSVP for one of these sessions, and register your interest in applying for the Fulbright at: http://catalysttools.washington.edu/survey/scholarq/36305.

To be eligible, you must be:
1) A U.S. citizen,
-International students interested in the Fulbright Program must apply through the binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. These offices process all Foreign Student Program applications. Additional information is available at: http://www.foreign.fulbrightonline.org/home.html.

2) A graduating senior or hold a B.S./B.A. degree, master’s or doctoral degree candidate, or a young professional or artist,

3) Thinking of studying, teaching or conducting research abroad, and

4) In good health.

PROGRAM DETAILS

* Awards grants to U.S. citizens in all fields of study.
* Awards approximately 1,500 grants for travel to over 155 countries worldwide.
* Offers one academic year of study, research, or teaching assistantship experience. Projects may include university course work, independent library or field research, or professional training in the arts.
* Preference is given to candidates who have not had extensive recent experience abroad (excluding undergraduate study abroad) in the country of application.

Fulbright Program Advisors AT UW:
-For graduate students:

Helene Obradovich, helene@u.washington.edu, 302 Loew Hall
Marilyn Gray, megray@u.washington.edu, 315 Loew Hall

-For undergraduate students or recently graduated students:

Robin Chang, robinc@u.washington.edu, 120 Mary Gates Hall
Mona Pitre-Collins, mpitre@u.washington.edu, 120 Mary Gates Hall

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