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Francis DuVinage <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: FULBRIGHT Info Sessions - Learn about Research and English Teaching

ATTENTION Juniors, Seniors and recent graduates: Are you interested in
pursuing prestigious international research or English teaching opportunities
after graduation?

Attend an info session to learn about the Fulbright Fellowship Program, the
nation’s largest and most prestigious global fellowship program!

Fulbright awards are designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates (who are
also US citizens) opportunities for international experience, personal
enrichment and an open exchange of ideas with citizens of other nations.
About 1800 Fulbright fully-funded grants are currently available to over 150
nations. There are two distinct types of grant: study/research awards for
students who wish to investigate timely and significant topics abroad, and
English Teaching Assistantships. You will find below some brief introductory
information about Fulbright awards. For detailed information please visit the
Fulbright US Student Program website at:

The National Scholarships Office at the University of Maryland is hosting
information several workshops on Fulbright research and teaching
opportunities – please RSVP using the links below if you plan to attend
(and let us know if are interested but unable to attend by writing to
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FULBRIGHT GRANT WORKSHOPS : Please specify which day/time you plan to attend
in your response

Monday, April 18 at 4:30 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Tuesday, April 19 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Wednesday, April 20 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Thursday, April 21 at 4:30 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Who Can Apply: US Citizens – Current Juniors and Seniors, Recent Grads –
All Majors – GPA of 3.0 or higher recommended – Campus Deadline:
Thursday, September 1, 2016

There are two types of Fulbright grants:

--Fulbright Academic Study/Research Grant: Opportunities to conduct research
are available in over 150 countries. Students design their own study/research
projects. These grants generally provide round-trip transportation; book and
research allowances; living costs for the academic year, based on living
costs in the host country; supplemental health and accident insurance;
tuition, in some cases; and language or orientation courses, where

--Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships: Opportunities to teach English
language and conversation classes are currently available in 68 countries
(the list is regularly updated and enlarged) including: Asia: Bangladesh,
India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Macau, Malaysia,
Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Vietnam; Europe:
Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Bulgaria,
Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary,
Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain,
Turkey, Ukraine; Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay,
Venezuela; Middle East / North Africa: Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco; Sub-Saharan
Africa: Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa;  A stipend is
provided based on living costs in the host country. The Fulbright award
covers round-trip international travel, health and accident insurance, and
orientation costs.

Award Amounts: In general, Fulbright grants for study and teaching cover the
following costs: Round-trip transportation to the host country; Maintenance
for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country; Medical
Insurance; and orientation programs, in some cases. Fulbright study grants
may also provide: Book and research allowances; Full or partial tuition, in
most cases.

Duration: Approximately one academic year; length and timing of awards varies
by individual country and/or region.

UMD Campus Deadline: September 1, 2016 – contact us at [log in to unmask]
for details.

Contact Person: Francis DuVinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]