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ATTENTION Juniors, Seniors and recent graduates! Are you interested in
pursuing prestigious international study/research or English teaching
opportunities during the 2014-15 academic year?
 
Learn about the Fulbright Fellowship Program, the nationšs largest and
most prestigious global fellowship program!
 
Fulbright awards are designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates
opportunities for international experience, personal enrichment and an
open exchange of ideas with citizens of other nations. About 1500
Fulbright 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
[log in to unmask]).
 
FULBRIGHT STUDY/RESEARCH GRANT WORKSHOPS:
 
Thursday, February 14 at 9 am ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
[log in to unmask]
Thursday, February 14 at 4:30 pm ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
[log in to unmask]
Friday, February 15 at 12 noon ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
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Monday, February 18 at 4:30 pm­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
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Tuesday, February 19 at 12 noon ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
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FULBRIGHT ENGLISH TEACHING GRANT WORKSHOPS:
 
Thursday, February 14 at 12 noon ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
[log in to unmask]
Friday, February 15 at 9 am ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
[log in to unmask]
Friday, February 15 at 4:30 pm ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
[log in to unmask]
Monday, February 18  at 12 noon ­ at 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ RSVP to
[log in to unmask]
Tuesday, February 19  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 3.4 or higher recommended ­ Campus Deadline: Tuesday,
September 3, 2013
 
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 68
countries (the list is regularly updated and enlarged) including: 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; Asia: Bangladesh, India,
Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Macau, Malaysia,
Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Vietnam; Latin
America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela; Middle East / North
Africa: Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Oman; Sub-Saharan Africa:
Rwanda, Kenya, 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 3, 2013 ­ contact us at [log in to unmask]
for details.