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Subject: FULBRIGHT English Teaching and Study/Research - Info Sessions Next
Week

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NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE – 2403 Marie Mount Hall –
www.scholarships.umd.edu
Francis DuVinage, Director – Leslie Brice, Assistant Director

ATTENTION Juniors, Seniors and recent graduates: Are you interested in
pursuing prestigious international study/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 2000 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:
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html

The National Scholarships Office at the University of Maryland is hosting
information several workshops on Fulbright study/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 INFO SESSIONS: Please specify which day/time you plan to
attend in your response

Wednesday, February 15 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Wednesday, February 15 at 4:30 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Thursday, February 16 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Friday, February 17 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Friday, February 17 at 4:30 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Monday, February 20 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Tuesday, February 21 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to
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Tuesday, February 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, 2017

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
appropriate.

--Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships: Opportunities to teach English
language and conversation classes are currently available in over 70
countries including: Asia: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea,
Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan,
Tajikistan, Thailand, Vietnam; Europe: Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Belgium, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia,
Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey,
Ukraine; Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican
Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay,
Venezuela; Middle East / North Africa: Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Morocco;
Sub-Saharan Africa: Benin, 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, 2017 – contact us at [log in to unmask]
for details.

Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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