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Fulbright and Beyond: International and Overseas Fellowships for Graduate Students

September 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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 (2:00 pm – 2:45 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 (2:45 pm-3:05 pm) will focus on opportunities for Ph.D. students to conduct overseas / international dissertation research.

Break:  3:05-3:15 pm

Part III:  3:15 -4:00 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.

The formal presentation will end at 4:00 pm.  The format of the workshop is interactive and questions will be accepted throughout, but open Q & A will also be allowed to continue after the workshop until 4:25 pm.

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 Monday, September 2, with name, degree program, and (if known) country/region of interest to Dr. Kathryn E. Agoston, Director of Graduate Fellowships, at


September 5, 2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Johnson Center Meeting Room B (Third Floor)
Fairfax, VA United States


Office of Graduate Fellowships