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Fulbright and Beyond: International and Overseas Fellowships for Graduate Students – ARLINGTON

March 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will provide an overview of international and overseas fellowship opportunities for graduate students, and a tutorial on how to search for opportunities in your field/region of interest.

The presentation will be divided into three parts:

Part I (6:00 pm – 6:45 pm) will focus on well-known, nationally competitive opportunities for worldwide study and research, including the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Boren Fellowships, and the Critical Languages Scholarship Program.  The presentation will include a basic overview of the purpose, structure, timing, and requirements of these awards and advise on how to position oneself competitively for them.

Part II (6:45 pm-7:05 pm) will focus on opportunities for Ph.D. students to conduct overseas / international dissertation research.

Break:  7:05-7:15 pm

Part III:  7:15 -8:00 pm  Tutorial on how to search for opportunities in your field or world region of interest.  The presentation will include demonstrations of search tools, funding databases, and strategies for locating funding opportunities.

Those who cannot attend for the entire two-hours are welcome to attend for only part of the session as their schedule / interest allows.  Please RSVP by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 12, with name, degree program, and (if known) country/region of interest to Dr. Kathryn E. Agoston, Director of Graduate Fellowships, at kagoston@gmu.edu.

Details

Date:
March 13, 2013
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Founders Hall 210
Arlington, VA United States

Organizer

Office of Graduate Fellowships
Phone:
703-993-3131
Email:
kagoston@gmu.edu
Website:
http://gradfellows.gmu.edu