"Education is the best means - probably the only means - by which nations can cultivate a degree of objectivity about each other's behavior and intentions...Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations." -Senator J. William Fulbright
The United States Congress created the Fulbright Program in 1946, immediately after World War II, to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchanges. This program provides various grants to study abroad and interact with other cultures while teaching English, completing coursework, research or other special projects.
Qualified UB graduating seniors, graduate students and alumni are encouraged to apply. The UB campus deadline for the Fulbright is September 5, 2017. The campus Fulbright committee will interview all applicants in late September/early October.
Each spring semester the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and UB's Fulbright Program Advisor, Dr. Colleen Culleton, host a series of Fulbright application development workshops for juniors, graduate students and alumni. During the four sessions, students learn more about the Fulbright, how to select the country to which they'll apply, and begin writing the application itself. Since Fulbright applications are due almost a full year before the travel abroad takes place, it's important to think about the application process early.
The first step in the process is to schedule an appointment with a campus Fulbright advisor by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested students should also visit the main Fulbright Program site to explore possibilities on a country-by-country basis.
Abigail LaPlaca - Fulbright ETA to Panama
Samah Asfour - Fulbright ETA to Jordan
Last updated: April 05, 2017 1:06 pm EST