THE FULBRIGHT PROGRAM:
* Is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State
* Is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide
* 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”
* Awarded approximately six thousand grants in 2010, at a cost of more than $322.3 million, to U.S. students, teachers, professionals, and scholars to study, teach, lecture, and conduct research in more than 155 countries, and to their foreign counterparts to engage in similar activities in the United States
* Supports approximately 1,700 U.S. citizens to engage in study, research, or teaching assistantships abroads via the U.S. Student Program
* Receives its primary source of funding through an annual appropriation from Congress to the Department of State. Participating governments and host institutions in foreign countries, and in the United States, also contribute financially through cost-sharing and indirect support, e.g., through salary supplements, tuition waivers, and university housing
The U.S. Student Program grant numbers are subject to the availability of federally appropriated funds. The United States Department of State reserves the right to alter, without notice, participating countries, numbers of awards, terms of agreement, and allowances.
* Are a U.S. citizen, who
* Will have a bachelor’s degree by the beginning date of the grant, but will not have a doctoral degree as of the national deadline, and who is
* Thinking of studying, assistant-teaching English, or conducting research abroad
You could be one of more than 1,700 students who receive a Fulbright U.S. Student grant to go overseas.
The U.S. Student Fulbright Program:
* Operates in more than 135 countries worldwide
* Offers grants in nearly all fields and disciplines, including the sciences, professional fields and Creative and Performing Arts
For detailed information on eligibility, awards available, and the application components, please review the pages on this website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/.
As of 2010, CUNY Baccalaureate students and recent alumni can apply through CUNY Baccalaureate, rather than their home college.
The Campus Deadline for CUNY Baccalaureate is October 1, 2013. The National Deadline is October 15, 2013.
Read more about recent CUNY Baccalaureate alumni to receive Fulbrights:
Russell Barlow, 2013 (Germany)
Jaimie Stettin, 2013 (France- English Teaching Asstistantship)
Joshua Trinidad, 2013 (Colombia- English Teaching Assistantship)
George Vourderis, 2012 (South Korea)
Kayhan Irani, 2012 (India- Fulbright-Nehru Program)
Julia Szendro, 2011 (Hungary)
Easter Wood, 2011 (Nigeria- Fulbright-Hays Project)
Orquidea Perez, 2005 (Austria- English Teaching Assistantship)
Keisha Toms, 2005 (Yemen)
Stephanie Trudeau, 2005 (Italy)
Cecilie Finkelstein, 2003 (Norway)
Daisy Rosenblum, 1999 (Mexico)
Michael Mueller, 1996 (Cyprus)
Victor Muallem (England)