Fulbright Awareness Month 2018

Published: March 5th, 2018

Category: Memos

Leonardo Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

The International Center is pleased to announce that Fulbright Awareness Month will be celebrated from March 12 to April 12, 2018. In collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate School, College of Arts, UF IFAS, Dial Center for Written and Oral Communications and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni Association, multiple informational sessions for students, scholars, faculty and staff will provide opportunities to learn about the Fulbright application process, and to hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students.

Additionally this year, information sessions for faculty and students interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will be led by Peter VanDerwater, Director of Outreach at the Council for International Exchange for Scholars (CIES) in Washington, D.C. VanDerwater will also be available for individual consultations with interested applicants. To schedule an individual consultation, please email: canumba@ufic.ufl.edu

Below is the calendar of UF events programmed for Fulbright Awareness Month:

UF Fulbright Reception (By Invitation Only) March 12th 5:30 pm University House

U.S. Student Program Info Session with P. VanDerwater March 13th 9:45 am UF International Center
(Individual Consultations Available in the morning)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Info Session (for Faculty) March 13th 1:30-3:00pm UF International Center (Individual consultations available in the morning.) (The Hub)

“Things to Consider When Applying for a Fulbright
And Preparing to Go” Workshop by Karen Reed (For faculty) March 14th 10:00 am UF International Center

“Managing Fulbright Recruitment and Retention for March 15th 1:30 pm UF International Center
Graduate Programs” by Debra Anderson, Scott Davis
And Matt Mitterko

U.S. Student Program Info Sessions with Regan Garner March 15th 9:30 am UF International Center
March 21st 9:30 am UF International Center

“How to Prepare a Successful Fulbright Application” April 6th 10:00 am UF International Center
By Anna Calluori and Greg Kiker (For Faculty)

Fulbright grants and fellowships are available in all fields of study and in many world regions. For more information visit https://internationalcenter.ufl.edu/ and search under Faculty Engagement and Global Learning.

To learn more about Fulbright programs and activities at UF, contact the appropriate Fulbright coordinator:

Regan Garner rlgarner@ufl.edu U.S. Student Program
Debra Anderson danderson@ufic.ufl.edu Foreign Student Program
Claire Anumba canumba@ufic.ufl.edu U.S. Scholar Program (UF Faculty)
Scott Davis Sdavis@ufic.ufl.edu Visiting Scholar Program
Matt Mitterko mmitterko@aa.ufl.edu Non-resident Tuition Waiver
Ed Kellerman ekellerman@ufl.edu UF Fulbright Lecture Series Committee
Carlos Maeztu maeztu@gmail.com North Florida Chapter Fulbright Association

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