Celebrate Fulbright Awareness Month now through April 18

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries.

The UF International Center is pleased to announce that Fulbright Awareness Month will be celebrated through April 18. In collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate School, College of Arts, UF/IFAS, the Dial Center for Written and Oral Communications, the College of Journalism and Communications and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni Association, multiple informational sessions for UF faculty, staff, students and scholars will provide opportunities to learn about the Fulbright application process and hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students.

Additionally, this year’s information sessions for faculty and students interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will be led by Michelle Bolourchi, Outreach and Recruitment specialist of the Fulbright Scholar Program at the Institute of International Education in Washington, D.C.

View the month’s events for faculty below:

Event Time and Date Location
Fulbright Scholar Program Info Session with Michelle Bolourchi March 19, 1:30–3 p.m. UF International Center Large Conference Room
Managing Fulbright Recruitment and Retention with Debra Anderson, Scott Davis and Matt Mitterko March 21, 1:30–2:30 p.m. UF International Center Large Conference Room
How to Prepare a Successful Fulbright Application with Anna Calluori Holcombe and Greg Kiker April 5, 10 a.m.–noon UF International Center Large Conference Room

Fulbright grants and fellowships are available in all fields of study and in many world regions. For more information, visit https://internationalcenter.ufl.edu/ and search under “Faculty Engagement” and/or “Global Learning.”

To learn more about Fulbright programs and activities at UF, visit this page, which also includes contact information for various Fulbright coordinators.