Schwarzman Scholars competition

Schwarzman Scholars competition is open.

Application opens: April 15, 2015
UW-Madison deadline: July 22, 2015
Foundation deadline: October 1, 2015

*No institutional letter of endorsement or nomination from the candidate’s undergraduate or graduate university is required. However, a very brief assessment form for applicants who are currently enrolled students, to be completed by a Scholarship or Fellowship Advisor, will be required. Current students interested in applying should contact the Undergraduate Academic Awards Office.
Contact: 608-265-2428, awards@provost.wisc.edu

A one year Master Degree in Public Policy, or Economics and Business, or International relations. The program has been designed as an immersion year in China for students posed to become future leaders. Students will refine and expand their leadership abilities while completing a fully funded, one-year master’s Degree in one of three disciplines: Public Policy, Economics and Business or International Studies. With a $350 million endowment, Schwarzman Scholars will be the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors.

The Undergraduate Academic Awards office will be completing the assessment form for enrolled UW-Madison students. Students should submit their applications to the Undergraduate Academic Awards office by the campus deadline,
http://awards.advising.wisc.edu/
.
Erin Crawley in the International Fellowships office is also available to advise students on the competition, but will not be completing assessment forms.

Schwarzman Scholars Website: For official information on the Schwarzman Scholars (which supersedes any information provided here), please see http://schwarzmanscholars.org/

Fulbright Info Session English Teaching Assistantships

Please forward to Undergraduates and Graduates. Applicants to the Fulbright US Student program must be US citizens.

The Fulbright US Student Program 2016-17 competition will open on Tuesday, March 31. New application and country program information will be available at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/.
Erin Crawley, the campus Fulbright program advisor, will hold an information session for students interested in learning more about the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program and the campus competition process on April 16.

Fulbright info session on English Teaching Assistantships
Thursday, April 16
4:00-5:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall
If you cannot make the information session on April 16, please email Erin at fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu to set up an appointment.

In addition, the Writing Center will host a workshop, “Writing your Way to a Fulbright: The Application Essays,” on

Monday, April 20
Writing Center
3:30-5:00
Please register for the workshop here:
http://www.writing.wisc.edu/Workshops/Application_Fulbright_essay.html

Fulbright Info session for Grads

Please forward to grad students. Applicants to the Fulbright US Student program must be US citizens.

The Fulbright US Student Program 2016-17 competition will open on Tuesday, March 31. New application and country program information will be available at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/.
Erin Crawley, the campus Fulbright program advisor, will hold an information session for students interested in learning more about the Fulbright US student program and the campus competition process on April 16.
MA and PhD level research can be pursued in many countries.

Fulbright info session for grad students
Thursday, April 16
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall
If you cannot make the information session on April 16, please email Erin at fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu to set up an appointment.

In addition, the Writing Center will host a workshop, “Writing your Way to a Fulbright: The Application Essays,” on

Monday, April 20
Writing Center
3:30-5:00
(workshop does NOT address the Fulbright-Hays DDRA, only the Fulbright US Student program)
Please register for the workshop here:
http://www.writing.wisc.edu/Workshops/Application_Fulbright_essay.html

Fulbright Info Session for Undergrads

Applicants to the Fulbright US Student program must be US citizens.

The Fulbright US Student Program 2016-17 competition will open on Tuesday, March 31. New application and country program information will be available at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/.
Erin Crawley, the campus Fulbright program advisor, will hold an information session for Undergraduates interested in learning more about the Fulbright program and campus competition process on April 15.

Fulbright info session for Undergraduates
Wednesday, April 15
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall
If you cannot make the information session on April 15, please email Erin at fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu to set up an appointment.

In addition, the Writing Center will host a workshop, “Writing your Way to a Fulbright: The Application Essays,” on

Monday, April 20
Writing Center
3:30-5:00
Please register for the workshop here:
http://www.writing.wisc.edu/Workshops/Application_Fulbright_essay.html

Fulbright-Hays DDRA 2015 open

For Graduate students who are US citizens or permanent residents.
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) competition is open and the student applicant submission deadline is
12:00 Noon Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
The national application deadline noted in the formal announcement is the institutional deadline; complete student applications MUST be submitted by the campus deadline. Applications are submitted electronically through the G5.gov application system. If you are planning on applying for this grant, please notify Erin Crawley by email. There are no exceptions to the campus deadline.

The Federal Register notice can be accessed here, https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/education-department.
A copy of the full application and instructions is available in MS Word and PDF formats here, http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html.
Updated campus materials will be available Monday, March 2 or Tuesday, March 3 on the fellowships website, fellowships.international.wisc.edu. The 2014 materials can be used as a general guideline until the new materials are posted.
It is important to note that the G5.gov system will be down for maintenance from 12:00 AM ET Saturday, March 14 until 6:00 AM ET Monday, March 16.

Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program must be US citizens or permanent residents, must have significant academic preparation in area studies, have a project that involves research in a language other than English, and have a research area of focus that is NOT Western Europe.

DDRA peer review writing meeting

In anticipation of a possible early spring publication of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grant competition, I am organizing a peer review workshop. Please note: the grant competition has NOT yet been published, nor has a definite date been announced. However, the US Department of Education anticipates holding a competition this spring. In order to be assigned to a group, send me an email asap. Attending the workshop is not mandatory; If you are interested in participating in a peer review writing group and cannot attend the workshop, please send me an email and I will include you in a working group. Please register for the workshop by sending me an email with Peer Writing in the subject line.

Peer Review Workshop:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
3:30-4:30 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program must be US citizens or permanent residents, must have significant academic preparation in area studies, have a project that involves research in a language other than English, and have a research area of focus that is NOT Western Europe.

CIES Fulbright Scholar 2016-17 competition open

Core Fulbright Scholar Program
The competition for the 2016-17 grant cycle is open.

The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
– See more at http://www.cies.org//program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program
The application deadline for the Core program is Monday, August 3, 2015.. Applicants apply directly to CIES Fulbright.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Tech Review Session

Monday, February 16
3:30-4:30
336 Ingraham Hall

Dr. Erin Crawley will hold an information session for GRADUATE STUDENTS who are interested in finding out more about writing a competitive proposal for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program. We will focus on the technical review questions used to evaluate proposals by the national committee, and discuss setting up peer review writing groups. Students who cannot attend the more general information session on Dec. 4 are welcome to attend this session, but please read about the DDRA program, http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-hays-doctoral-dissertation-research-abroad/.

Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Fulbright US Student Session for Undergrads

Monday February 16
2:00-3:00
336 Ingraham Hall

Erin Crawley, the fellowships advisor in the Division of International Studies, is holding an information session about research and English teaching assistantship opportunities abroad through the Fulbright US Student grant program. If you are an undergraduate interested in pursuing a project abroad after you graduate, this session is for you. If you will be graduating in December 2015 or May 2016, it is not too early to begin preparing for Fulbright application deadlines in the fall (early September). If you are a freshman or sophomore and would like to learn more about this program, you are welcome to attend. Alumni are also encouraged to attend–this included those who will be graduating in May 2014! To be eligible for the Fulbright US Student program, you must be a US citizen. We will discuss the different types of grant categories, the application process, and how to start planning for your project.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA info session

There will be an information session about the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program for graduate students (applicants must be US citizen or permanent resident) on

Monday, February 9,
4:00-5:00, 336 Ingraham Hall.

Please register by sending an email to fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu. If you cannot attend the session, I can meet with you at another time.

Deadline information. Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) 2015 Competition anticipated time frame: According to the US Department of Education DDRA site, applications will be available in February and there will be a national deadline in April. There will be a mandatory campus deadline that will be approximately 2 weeks before the national deadline. The campus deadline cannot be set until the national deadline is published.

Program description and eligibility. The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program (DDRA) is a federally funded grant program and is open to graduate students who are US citizens enrolled in a US university and who will be conducting dissertation field research abroad. Graduate students must show strong area studies related course work at the graduate level to be considered competitive.

The grant will be published on the Federal Register first, so interested students should check this site regularly, https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/education-department. Please look at the documents pertaining to the competition last May for an idea of what is to be submitted by the campus deadline, http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-hays-doctoral-dissertation-research-abroad/
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/legislation.html

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