Professional Development: Fulbright Grant Info Sessions (UT Austin)

Deadline: Ongoing

Dates: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 and Friday, April 8, 2016
Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Location: CLA 1.106

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds 8-12 months abroad to study, research or teach English in countries around the world. Fulbright awards graduating seniors, recent graduates and alumni to travel for academic work in all disciplines, including the sciences, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and the performing and creative arts.  A number of countries also offer grants for those who wish to serve as English teaching assistants.

The 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student competition will open on March 31, 2016.  The Fulbright U.S. Student program is open to graduate students at all levels, undergraduates who will have completed their degree by the beginning of the grant period (for most countries, Sept. 1, 2017) and alumni who hold a bachelor’s degree.  The program is restricted to U.S. citizens.  The grants are for study and research abroad, and are available for most countries.  Grants are awarded for all disciplines, including the sciences, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and the performing and creative arts.  A number of countries also offer grants for those who wish to serve as English teaching assistants.

Deadlines and Procedures:
  1. The applicant should go to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program website for country summaries, information about preparing an application, and, starting March 31, to begin the online application process.
  2. The applicant should also review our campus website
  3. Potential applicants should register with us by beginning an application in the Embark Application System
  4. Campus Deadline: The applicant must submit a preliminary application through the Embark Online Application system by 5 PM on September 8, 2016. Interviews with the Fulbright Campus Committee are tentatively scheduled between September 19 and September 30
  5. National Deadline: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 4pm Central time