50 %
50 %
Information about fulbrightpresentation

Published on March 31, 2008

Author: Vilfrid

Source: authorstream.com

FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM:  FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM PROGRAM OVERVIEW:  PROGRAM OVERVIEW What Is the U.S. Student Fulbright Program?:  What Is the U.S. Student Fulbright Program? The U.S. Department of State’s flagship educational and cultural exchange program Focus on recent U.S. college/ university graduates, artists, and young professionals Opportunities for study, research, or teaching assistantships abroad (Ariane Kirtley - Niger) The Basics:  The Basics What is a U.S. Student Fulbright Grant? Self-designed study or research, or English language teaching assistantships abroad Who should apply? Highly-motivated, open-minded individuals Those who can contribute to and benefit from cultural exchange Program History & Administration:  Program History & Administration Created by Congress in 1946 to foster mutual understanding among cultures and nations Administered in the U.S. by the Institute of International Education Sponsored by U.S. Department of State Functions abroad in cooperation with Fulbright Commissions and Foundations, and U.S. embassies THINKING OF APPLYING:  THINKING OF APPLYING Who Is Eligible?:  Who Is Eligible? U.S. Citizens Those with Bachelor’s degree by grant start. Applicants who have not earned a degree, but have extensive professional study or experience, may be considered. Foreign language ability as required by host country and/or project needs Good health Who Is NOT Eligible?:  Who Is NOT Eligible? Non U.S. citizens (including permanent residents) Ph.D. degree-holders Previous U.S. Student Fulbright grantees In some instances, dual citizens or applicants currently residing in the country to which they wish to apply (check website country descriptions) A Fulbrighter Has…:  A Fulbrighter Has… Strong academic and/or professional preparation Demonstrated leadership ability Less than six months spent in host country (excluding undergraduate study abroad) Focus on community involvement Phuong Do - Vietnam The Website:  The Website All information about the Program is on our website: www.fulbrightonline.org/us On the Website:  On the Website Grant Descriptions Eligibility Requirements Individual Country Summaries Campus Adviser Information IIE Contact Information Online Application Grantee Directory (Rosanna Brilliantes – Philippines) GRANTS AND BENEFITS:  GRANTS AND BENEFITS Overview:  Overview Basic Grant Types Full Grant English Teaching Assistantship Travel Grant (Germany, Hungary, or Italy only) Special Fulbright Programs Islamic Civilization Grant Business Grant (Germany, Mexico or Spain) Community Service Grant (Russia) Internship Grant (Taiwan) Language Training Initiative Fulbright Full Grant:  Fulbright Full Grant Individually-designed academic, study, research, or artistic project Projects may include university coursework, research, or professional training in the arts Guidelines may vary by country – check the website for details “Thinking of Applying”  “Participating Countries” English Teaching Assistantship (ETA):  English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Grantees assigned to teach conversational English in schools or universities throughout host country Grantee-designed project emphasizing community engagement Over 20 countries (in Asia, Europe, and South America) offer Fulbright ETA grants Islamic Civilization Grant:  Islamic Civilization Grant Full grant to enhance the knowledge and understanding of Islamic culture Project must focus on an aspect of Islamic culture Post-grant outreach plan required with application Language Training Initiative:  Language Training Initiative Pre-grant training covering up to six months of study in Turkish, Arabic, or the Indic languages Funding is only available to grantees who have requested additional training in their project statements and demonstrate need for training Language training happens prior to or concurrent with the beginning of the grant term Grant Benefits:  Grant Benefits Roundtrip airfare Monthly stipend (for room, board, incidental costs Health insurance Benefits may also include (varies by country): Dependent support Research allowance Tuition Language lessons Enhancement activities (Caleb Kim – South Korea) FULBRIGHT APPLICATION:  FULBRIGHT APPLICATION Application Components:  Application Components Application form (online) Two-page statement of proposed study/research Curriculum vitae (one page) Three references Transcripts Language Evaluation (if nec.) Affiliation in host country (Full Grants) (Lisbeth Garassino – Romania) Applications in Creative and Performing Arts:  Applications in Creative and Performing Arts Over thirty fields of study in the creative and performing arts Supplemental materials must be submitted: Photographs, Slides, Portfolios CDs, cassettes DVDs, VHS tapes Writing Samples (Creative Writers only) See website for eligible arts fields and specific requirements for supplementary materials (Randin Graves - Australia) Preparing the Application:  Preparing the Application Visit “How to Apply” on the website for details on preparing the application Currently-enrolled students MUST apply through the campus Fulbright Program Adviser APPLICATION PROCESS:  APPLICATION PROCESS Statement of Proposed Research or Study (Full Grants):  Statement of Proposed Research or Study (Full Grants) Two page essay that answers the questions: what, where, how, when, and why Demonstrates knowledge of the field of study Demonstrates awareness of resources in host country Any potential concern about project feasibility or your ability should be addressed directly Statement of Proposed Research or Study (ETA Grant):  Statement of Proposed Research or Study (ETA Grant) One to two page essay that explains reasons for applying for a teaching assistantship, applicant’s qualifications and experiences that relate to the overseas assignment. The expected benefits from the assignment and the benefit of the experience upon return to the U.S. and future career goals. Description of a small, supplemental research project (focused on community involvement) Not site-specific Demonstrates sincere desire to teach English to non-native speakers Letters of Affiliation:  Letters of Affiliation From host country contact willing to advise/mentor you while conducting your Fulbright project Can be a professional at a university, laboratory, library, community organization Must be a signed letter on institutional letterhead indicating support of applicant and project ETAs DO NOT make affiliations Things to Consider:  Things to Consider Is your project feasible? Do you have/can you secure a solid affiliation? Do you have requisite language skills? Have you demonstrated your ability to carry out your proposed project? Online Application:  Online Application The Fulbright Application is ONLY available online Visit “Apply Now” on the website and follow the instructions for completing an application SELECTION PROCESS:  SELECTION PROCESS Deadlines:  Deadlines Enrolled candidates submit applications to campus committee by campus deadline for review Campus Deadline IIE Application Deadline Sept/Oct October Online submission deadline: Oct 20, Hard copy: Oct 23 Campuses send enrolled students’ applications to IIE at deadline, at-large applicants submit directly to IIE Applications are processed at IIE and sent to National Screening Committee members Selection Timeline:  Selection Timeline National Screening Committees Nov/Dec Screening committees review applications for a given country/field. They recommend candidates for selection Fulbright Commissions/Embassies Jan-May The Fulbright Commissions and U.S. Embassies in the host countries select principal and alternate candidates J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB) Feb-May The presidentially-appointed FSB has final approval of candidates and notifies candidates of selection Overall Timeline:  Overall Timeline National Screening Committees Campus Deadline IIE Application Deadline Commissions/Embassies Foreign Scholarship Board Sept/Oct October 20 Nov/Dec Jan-May Feb-May Design Project, Seek Affiliations, Prepare App. May-Sept RESOURCES:  RESOURCES U.S. University Page:  U.S. University Page Look up FPA information, deadlines, and other campus Fulbright information on our website U.S. Fellows Directory:  U.S. Fellows Directory Get a sense of previous fellows and their projects Search by name, university, country, grant year, and more Learn fellows’ project names and fields of study Fulbright Contact Information:  Fulbright Contact Information Relevant Program Managers Walter Jackson (wjackson@iie.org) Jonathan Akeley (jakeley@iie.org) Valeria Hymas (vhymas@iie.org) Jermaine Jones (jjones@iie.org) Jody Dudderar (jdudderar@iie.org) Vijay Renganathan (vrenganathan@iie.org) Tony Claudino (tclaudino@iie.org) Schuyler Allen (sallen@iie.org) Fulbright Contacts General Inquiries Asia, Pacific and South Asia Europe and Eurasia Africa and the Middle East North and South America Central America & the Caribbean External Relations/Outreach Website: www.fulbrightonline.org/us

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Fulbright Presentation - YouTube

Norton Rose Fulbright Forum: Mitigating the risk of the False Claims Act - Duration: 1:00:38. Norton Rose Fulbright 164 views
Read more

Fulbright Presentation by Sibel Tulpar on Prezi

Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present; People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account; This link expires 10 ...
Read more

ETA Fulbright Presentation by Loni O'Grady on Prezi

The Fulbright Experience Best practices in formal and informal teaching activities and strategies that you use to promote English speaking and writing.
Read more

Office of International Affairs - Fulbright Presentations

Information hub, in the Office of Academic Affairs, for the coordination, enhancement and development of Ohio State's international activities.
Read more

An-Najah National University : Events - Fulbright Presentation

The Scholarships Office at An-Najah in cooperation with AMIDEAST cordially invites you to attend a ‎presentation on:‎ Fulbright Scholarships
Read more

Fulbright Presentation | Moji Adeyeye @ Roosevelt University

Fulbright Senior Scholar Program Visit and Lecture/Seminar Series Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State Nigeria February 7 – February 24, 2009
Read more

Fulbright Presentation #2 - Event Details

Fulbright Presentation #2. Monday, April 22, 2013, 4:00pm – 5:00pm. Location: UCB 127. Interested in teaching English or conducting research abroad?
Read more

Vonk-Fulbright-Presentation | Fulbright Scholar Program

Administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, a division of the Institute of International Education.
Read more

Fulbright Presentation 2011 - YouTube

27 жовтня в Сумському державному університеті пройшла презентація програми ...
Read more

PPT – fulbright.state.gov PowerPoint presentation | free ...

fulbright.state.gov Administered by: Institute of International Education (IIE) www.iie.org Sponsored by: U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational & ...
Read more