Thursday, April 3, 2008

Fulbright Information Sessions

Three UW Fulbright Scholarship information sessions have been scheduled:

1. Tuesday, April 22, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 389 Mary Gates Hall, Third Floor Auditorium

2. Wednesday, May 14, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 389 Mary Gates Hall, Third Floor Auditorium

3. Friday, August 29, 2008 (time and place TBD)

Please RSVP at:

These are opportunities for students interested in applying for the Fulbright Program to receive information about the application process and to have questions answered by UW faculty and scholarship/fellowship advising staff that have been involved in the Fulbright process.

The August session will be presented by representatives from the national Fulbright office to provide information to students in the process of completing their applications. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable information directly from the source and should not be missed!

The Fulbright Program for U.S. Students is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for U.S. students to undertake international graduate study, advanced research and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The Fulbright was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress to "enable the government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people
of other countries." The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

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. The
following link provides additional information:

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.

You could be one of more than 1,500 candidates who receive a Fulbright grant each year to go overseas. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and grants are available in all fields of study.

For detailed information regarding eligibility, awards available, and the application process, please visit

UW Fulbright Program Advisors:

If you are an undergraduate student or have recently graduated with a
bachelor's degree, contact:
Robin Chang, Undergraduate Scholarship Office,
Mona Pitre-Collins, Undergraduate Scholarship Office,
120 Mary Gates Hall, Center for Experiential Learning

If you are a graduate student or have recently graduated with a master's
degree, contact:
Helene Obradovich, Fellowship and Assistantship Office,
302 Loew Hall, Graduate School

"Fostering leadership, learning and empathy between cultures was and remains the purpose of the international scholarship program." - Senator J. William Fulbright

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact