Brandon (blubuster) wrote in uw,

Study abroad opportunity


Thursday, August 4, 2005, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
239 Savery Hall, Second Floor Auditorium

This is an opportunity for students interested in applying for the Fulbright Program to receive information about the application process and to have questions answered by UW faculty who have been involved in the Fulbright process, former Fulbright Scholars, and UW scholarship and fellowship advising staff.

The Fulbright Program for U.S. Students is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for United States students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The Fulbright was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress to "enable the government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries." The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

If you are: (1) A U.S. citizen, and (2) A graduating senior or hold a B.S./B.A. degree, master's or doctoral degree candidate, or young professional or artist, and (3) Are thinking of studying, teaching or conducting research abroad, and (4) Are in good health -- You could be one of more than 1,100 candidates who receive a Fulbright grant each year to go overseas. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program operates in more than 140 countries worldwide and grants are available in all fields of study.

In 2004, at a cost of over $250,000,000, awarded approximately six thousand Fulbright grants to individuals, including U.S. students, teachers, professionals, and scholars to study, teach, lecture and conduct research in more than 150 countries, and to their foreign counterparts to engage in similar activities in the United States.

For detailed information on your eligibility, awards available, and the application process, please review the pages on this website or contact Jean Whitcomb, UW Fulbright Program Advisor, 309 Loew Hall,


Mona Pitre-Collins
Director, Undergraduate Scholarship Office
University of Washington
120 Mary Gates Hall, Box 352803
Seattle WA 98195-2803
206-221-6059 FAX: 206-616-4389
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