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Fulbright US Student info session for undergraduates

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.

Fulbright info session for undergraduates
Monday, April 25
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

The Fulbright US Student Program 2017-18 competition is open. New application and country program information is available at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/. The campus deadline for application submission is 11:59 PM Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

If you cannot make the information session, but would like to make an appointment, please email Erin at fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu.
More information can be found at http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-us-student-program/.

Fulbright US Student 2017-18 competition open

The Fulbright US Student program (FUSP) competition is open for the 2017-18 academic year.  The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed to give recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master’s and doctoral candidates, and young professionals and artists opportunities for personal development and international experience. Most grantees plan their own programs. Information about the country programs, types of grants, and the electronic application system can be accessed at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/. Applicants must be US citizens.

The campus application deadline for submission of the electronic application is
11:59 PM on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
Interview forms are due by 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 8. They can be sent via email as Word or PDF documents to fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu. The form will be available at http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-us-student-program/.

The campus materials are in the process of being updated and will be available by Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-us-student-program/. Information currently available can still be read to get an idea of the overall process and parts of the application.

If you have questions about the program or any aspect of the grant application, please contact Erin Crawley, fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu.

NOTE: The Fulbright US Student program administered by the Institute for International Education is a completely separate program from the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad competition run by the US Department of Education. They do not share application requirements, systems, or deadlines. Both programs do have campus components to them that do run through the International Fellowships Office.

2016 Fulbright-Hays DDRA competition is open

The DDRA 2016 competition is open. The deadline for students to submit their complete applications is 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Letters of support and language evaluations must be submitted BEFORE the student can submit their application. There are no exceptions to the campus deadline.

Go to the Fulbright-Hays page for information on the application process and required campus procedures and documents.

 

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: http://www.cies.org/event/how-find-core-fulbright-us-scholar-award.

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 http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program. 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 http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/graduate-fellowship-university-of-bonn-germany/ 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 http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/graduate-fellowship-university-of-bonn-germany/
If you have any questions about the competition or application, please contact Erin Crawley, fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu.
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 http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-hays-doctoral-dissertation-research-abroad/.

Info session about Bonn/UW-Madison grad fellowship program

There will be an information session for graduate students interested in pursuing research at the University of Bonn, Germany during the 2016-17 academic year on a Bonn/UW-Madison graduate fellowship.

Thursday,December 10, 2015
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

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. 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 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.

Applicants should be enrolled in a doctoral program at UW–Madison. 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. For more information on the competition, go to the Graduate Fellowship Bonn University page on this site.

Summer School on Development Policy at Uni-Bonn

The University of Bonn would like to invite MA and PhD students (US and international students), as well as young professionals to a Summer School on Development Policy in Bonn.
The Summer School to graduate students and young professionals from any field of study. The program is conducted in English.

The Summer School on Development Policy will take place from August 1 to August 12, 2016.

The program offers:

classes that cover the main areas of development policy
guest lectures on selected issues of development policy
excursions (for example to governmental institutions and development organizations)

The Summer School is open to 30 participants. The classes and guest lectures will take place in the main building of the University of Bonn.
Applicants must be proficient in English; German is not a pre-requisite. There is a participation fee of 750 Euros (including the costs for the excursions). The fee does not include housing or meals.
A small number of scholarships are available.
Application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Please see www.developmentpolicy.uni-bonn.de for details about the program and for application materials.

Please do not hesitate to contact Martina Bachl ( bachl@uni-bonn.de) or Ms. Trachsel (m.trachsel@uni-bonn.de) if you have any questions about the program or application process.

Martina Bachl
University of Bonn
Department of International Affairs
Unit 6.4 – European and International Networks
Phone: +49- 228 / 73-60493
email: bachl@uni-bonn.de
Internet: www.internationales.uni-bonn.de/abt.6.4

Network your way to an international experience

Network your way to an international experience!

Thursday, November 19
4:00-6:00 PM
Union South (check TITU for room)

Come join us during International Education Week for an afternoon of networking with research students from around the world. A panel of Fulbright student scholars from abroad will give brief presentations about their home country, their research here, and why they chose to come to Madison. They will then be joined by seven other international students at different tables and everyone will be invited to speed network. This event is open to students at any level, regardless of their knowledge of the Fulbright program, and will foster international connections for carrying out post-graduation or graduate projects abroad. If you are thinking about a project you want to do abroad and wondering where to start, this is a chance to make connections and learn about first steps. The countries represented will be China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Malaysia, Netherlands, Russia, South Korea and Turkey. Refreshments and tea and coffee will be provided.
This event is sponsored by The International Division, The Wisconsin Fulbright Alumni Association, and the International Fellowships Office.

Registration is not required, but if you are interested in attending or if you have questions about the event, please email intern.wfa@gmail.com or fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu

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