Thursday, March 15th, 2012...11:16 am
Fulbright U.S. Student competition opens May 1
Milton Glaser is the artist most famous for creating the “I ♥ NY” symbol. He went to Bologna, Italy in 1952 on a Fulbright to “learn how to draw”. In this video, Mr. Glaser discusses Fulbright – “the most profound experience of your life” – and his career.
If you would like to learn more about studying or teaching abroad with a Fulbright grant, a special information session will be offered on campus for undergraduate, graduate students and alumni:
Monday, March 23
The Fulbright U.S. Student program is open to graduate students at all levels, undergraduates who will have completed their degree by the beginning of the grant period (for most countries, Sept. 1, 2013) and non-students who hold a bachelor’s degree. The program is restricted to U.S. citizens. The grants are for study and research abroad, and are available for most countries. Grants are awarded for all disciplines, including the social sciences, humanities, and the performing and creative arts. A number of countries also offer grants for those who wish to serve as English teaching assistants.The UT application process opens on May 1 for the 2013/2014 academic year. Get a head start!
Deadlines and Procedures:
1. Potential applicants must register with us, by sending an email to:
Fulbright@austin.utexas.edu. The email should give the applicant’s name,
contact information, academic status (i.e., undergrad, grad, alumnus),
country or region of interest, and area of study or research topic.
2. The applicant should go to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program website
(http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html) for country summaries,
information about preparing an application, and, starting May 1, to begin
the online application process.
3. The applicant should also review our campus website:
4. Campus Deadline: The applicant must submit copies of all application
materials electronically to our office by September 5. Interviews are
tentatively scheduled between September 17 and September 28.