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Department of State U.S. Student Fulbright Award

Have you considered applying for a Department of State U.S. Student Fulbright Award? Grants provide round-trip airfare, a stipend and health insurance for approximately nine months for U.S. citizens to study, conduct research, to teach English, or to work in the creative and performing arts in over 100 countries.

To apply for this program through the University of Michigan, applicants must (a) be U-M students, alumni or staff; (b) be U.S. citizens; (c) have completed an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the award; and (d) demonstrate the language skills necessary to complete the proposed project.

Candidate and project eligibility vary by participating country, and applicants can usually only apply to one country. Please see complete program and application information on-line at www.fulbrightonline.org. Please note: as with all universities, the U-M application deadline is significantly earlier than the “at-large? deadline listed on this website.

The application deadline is noon on Wednesday, September 10 – 2008 for awards which will begin approximately a year later. Applicants must submit one copy of their (a) application form (signed), (b) project proposal (maximum length: 2 pages, single-spaced 12-pt. font), (c) personal statement (maximum length: 1 page, single-spaced, 12-pt. font), (d) official transcript for all undergraduate and graduate work, and (e) original or faxed letter(s) of affiliation (if any). (f) Three letters of recommendation must be submitted through the Embark application system, as well (see instructions on the web site).

Information Sessions will be held at the International Institute, School of Social Work Building (on the corner of East and South University), in room 2609 (second floor) on the following days and times:

Tuesday, June 10th at noon

The Institute of International Education (IIE) administers the Department of State U.S. Student Fulbright Program. At the University of Michigan, the program is administered by the International Institute. Please email your questions to Fulbright Program Advisor, Amy Kehoe at akehoe@umich.edu

Posted by kkowatch at June 9, 2008 08:43 AM

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