Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fulbright US Student info session for Grad students

The Fulbright US Student Program 2017-18 competition will open on Thursday, March 31. New application and country program information will be available at
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.
MA and PhD level research can be pursued in many countries.

Fulbright info session for grad students
Wednesday, March 9
4:00-5:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall
If you cannot make the information session on March 9, but would like to make an appointment, please email Erin at
More information can be found at The campus deadline will be set after the competition opens; it will be in September 2016.

Fulbright Info Session for Undergrads

Fulbright US Student 2017-18 competition opens March 31, 2016. 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 2016 or May 2017, 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. 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.

Tuesday, March 8
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

There is one information session that will focus specifically on the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program; this is open to all students who are US citizens:

Thursday, March 10
12:00-1:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

If you cannot make a session, but would like to learn more, please contact Erin Crawley to set up an appointment (skype appointments for those abroad are also encouraged).

CIES Fulbright Scholar 2017-18 webinar

There will be a webinar hosted by CIES on
“How to find a Core Fulbright US Scholar Award”
on Wednesday February 17 2:00-3:00 EST. Go here for information on how to register:

CIES Fulbright Scholar 2017-18 Competition open

Core Fulbright Scholar Program
The competition for the 2017-18 academic year 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 The application deadline for the Core program is Monday, August 1, 2016. Applicants apply directly to CIES Fulbright.

Bonn fellowship application deadline approaching

The application submission deadline for the Bonn/UW-Madison graduate fellowship competition is

4:00 PM Wednesday, March 2, 2016
See for specific submission instructions and information about the award and competition.

Applicants should be enrolled in a doctoral program at UW–Madison; applicants do not have to be US citizens. Preference will be given to dissertators; however, graduate students who have not yet passed preliminary examinations for the Ph.D. will be considered. The awards are not tenable for use after a terminal Master’s Degree. Please read all information carefully about the award and the specific submission instructions found here
If you have any questions about the competition or application, please contact Erin Crawley,
The program in brief: The University of Bonn, Germany will offer one academic year award and several short-term awards to UW–Madison advanced graduate students who wish to pursue independent research under the guidance of a senior faculty member at University of Bonn. Although there is no general minimum language skills requirement, German skills should be commensurate with the needs of the project.

About the University of Bonn: This research university is considered one of Europe’s top institutes of higher education. Traditionally, UW–Madison applicants have come primarily from the humanities and social sciences, but in recent years we have had successful applicants in STEM fields. Bonn is recognized as a leader in mathematics, physics, chemistry, pharmaceutical research, and life- and neurosciences, with strengths also in an international computer sciences program.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Peer Review Workshop

In anticipation of a possible early spring publication of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grant competition, Erin Crawley is 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 (UW students living outside of WI/US are also welcome to participate in a group). Please register for the workshop by sending me an email with Peer Writing in the subject line.

Peer Review Workshop:
Monday, February 15
5:15-6:00 PM
Room 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. Information about the 2015 competition and campus process can be found here

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