Fulbright US Student Program: funding for research, study or teaching abroad

Are you currently a junior, senior, graduate or professional student or a recent bachelor’s, master’s or JD graduate looking for a fully-funded abroad experience during the 2014-15 academic year? Consider the Fulbright U.S. 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 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student competition will open on May 1, 2013. The campus deadline for applications is September 10, 2013.


– It allows for individually designed study/research or an English Teaching Assistantship. You can propose a project and/or study plan that will take place during one academic year in a country outside the U.S.
– It provides support for study/research/teaching in a single country. (Limited opportunities exist for traveling to more than one country.) You can meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.
– It facilitates cultural exchange. Through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in daily tasks, you can gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.
– It promotes mutual understanding. Through engagement in the community, you can interact with your hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom.


Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student program and how to apply.
Please RSVP for one of these sessions, and register your interest in applying for Fulbright at http://catalysttools.washington.edu/survey/scholarq/36305:
– Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 12:30-2:00pm (location TBD, please RSVP for
location updates)
– Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:00am-10:30am, online session, please
register at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/210247662
– Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:30-2:00pm (location TBD, please RSVP for
location updates)
– Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 3:30-5:00pm, Bothell (UW1-103)
– Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 4:30-6:00pm (location TBD, please RSVP for
location updates)
– Monday, May 20, 2013, 5:30-7:00pm, online session, please register at
– Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 1:30-3:00pm, online session, please register at


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.
Additional information is available at: http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/.
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. (Health conditions in some locations may be of concern
and may require preventive measures to protect grantees and their families.
In addition, medical facilities may be inadequate or unavailable for
existing medical problems; this is the reason behind the requirement for a
medical exam and medical clearance for a specific assignment.)


– Awards grants in all fields of study.
– Awards approximately 1,500 grants for travel to over 155 countries
– 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


– For graduate students or alumni at Seattle or Tacoma:
Marilyn Gray, megray@u.washington.edu, G-1 Communications

– For undergraduate students or alumni at Seattle or Tacoma:
Robin Chang, robinc@u.washington.edu, 171 Mary Gates Hall

– UW Bothell students of all levels or alumni:
Natalia Dyba, NDyba@uwb.edu, UW1-165

Please contact the appropriate advisor above if you have questions or

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

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