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Program Update from Fulbright: The Turkish Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce two awards in honor of the Commission’s 65th anniversary. These two Fulbright awards – one at the Master’s level, one at the Ph.D. – are open to students who wish to pursue a degree program at a Turkish university. More information on the […]

The first group of grant recipients were recently announced: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/09/first-5-fulbright-national-geographic-digital-storytelling-fellows-named/ . For those of you thinking about the Nat Geo Fulbright, in addition to the very helpful info and instructions on the Fulbright website, make sure you address the following in your project proposal: Feasibility of your project in each country proposed.  How will this work […]

Day 2–a short drive out of London to Royal Holloway, also part of the University of London system, although not located in London. The most immediately arresting feature of the campus is  this building: In a word, Hogwarts. But really, the Founder’s Building above was inspired by the Vassar campus–and Royal Holloway was initially established […]

The UK higher education system offers degrees that sound similar to those in the US, but there are some important differences. The undergraduate BA in the UK is typically a three-year degree, focused on a particular subject area and lacking the general education component of our degree requirements. Scottish universities do have a four-year undergraduate […]

For those thinking about applying for a British Scholarship (Churchill, Gates-Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes) in the fall, here are some notes and suggestions to get you started: If you haven’t yet sent me a preliminary application, we should talk! I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to […]

If you’re interested in applying for Watson Fellowship nomination in the fall and we haven’t yet talked, now is a great time to connect!  I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to respond to you may be faster or slower depending on when you contact me. In […]

Fulbright Canada is proud to inform you that the 2013-2014 competition for the Killam Fellowships Program for undergraduate students is now open! The Killam Fellowships Program is an opportunity for Americans to spend either one semester or a full academic year studying at a university in Canada. The award carries a value of US$5,000 per […]

Middlebury students are invited to take part in the student competition Challenge your Perspectives. It is an opportunity to compete for a full tuition waiver for a Master’s program at a prestigious Swedish university, worth 98,000US. The competition Challenge Your Perspectives is your chance to show your skills within a number of areas that distinguish Sweden. Apply today […]

Rising seniors interested in conducting research or teaching English abroad post-graduation? The US Student Fulbright competition for 2012-13 is now open and the application now available on line.  Instructions and more can be found at: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/applynow.html. Research applications require a proposal and personal statement, in addition to a letter of affiliation from a university or […]

Attention:  Students planning to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship grant next fall!  Check out this MiddBlog post by Olivia Noble.  She interviewed three recently-notified Middlebury Fulbright winners, who share what they learned about  pulling together a successful proposal.   http://midd-blog.com/2011/05/02/the-fulbright-grant-program/ Note the early deadlines for 2011-12, so heed their advice to START EARLY.  Come see […]

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