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U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT - FULBRIGHT INFORMATION SESSIONS

Wednesday, August 5
Thursday, August 6
Monday, August 10
Thursday, August 13

all sessions will be held from 12:00-1:00pm in room 2609 SSWB

The purpose of the Fulbright Program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries. The State Department makes Fulbright fellowships available to over 1,500 U.S. students annually to study, conduct research, teach English, or train in the creative arts in more than 140 countries worldwide. The competition is administered at the University of Michigan through the International Institute. At the information session, a University of Michigan Fulbright Program Advisor will describe the application and selection process and provide suggestions for making your application more competitive.

Eligibility: 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. Applicants may hold a J.D. degree at the time of application, but not a doctorate.

Deadline: The University of Michigan deadline is September 10, 2009.

Website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html

Fulbright Program Advisors:
Undergraduates & Alumni: Kelly Peckens kpeckens@umich.edu
Graduate, Professional School & Arts Applicants: Amy Kehoe akehoe@umich.edu

Posted by kkowatch at August 4, 2009 09:23 AM

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