The University of Iowa

UI hosts 3rd Annual Fulbright Week

March 17th, 2017

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs for a week of events to help you learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program! The third annual Fulbright Week will take place April 3-7, 2017. Each session will provide different information and will have a Q&A period. All levels of undergraduate and graduate students are welcome! 

All events are free and open to the public but pre-registration is required for the dinner on April 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Register now!

The Fulbright Competition Opens Today! *brown bag information session - bring your lunch!
Mon. April 3  |  12:30-1:30 p.m.  | 1117 University Capitol Centre
Explore new opportunities and get started! 

What will I need? Fulbright Application ABCs *brown bag information session - bring your lunch!
Tues. April 4  |  12:30-1:30 p.m.  |  1117 University Capitol Centre

What will I need? (for Creating Your Best “You”) *brown bag information session - Bring your lunch!
Wed. April 5  |  12:30-1:30 p.m.  |  1117 University Capitol Centre
Learn strategies for defining projects, building a successful resume, and learning interview skills.

UI Fulbright Alumni Share Application Tips and Stories from their Experiences Abroad
Wed. April 5  |  5:30-7:30 p.m.  |  1117 University Capitol Centre
Presenters will include Sophie Amado, ETA, Spain, 2014-15; Julia Julstrom-Agoyo , ETA, Malaysia, 2015-16; UI Fulbright Alumni Ambassador Douglas Baker, Study/Research, Japan, 2015-16; (dinner provided)—Pre-Registration required: (RSVP by March 31)

Where Do I Fit in Fulbright? What’s My Identity, and How Can That Fit in My Future Plans?
Thurs. April 6  |  12:30-1:30 p.m.  | 1117 University Capitol Centre 
This Advantage Iowa-approved event will feature a panel of students and UI Fulbright alumni from a variety of backgrounds, some of whom are working with the Diversity International Scholarship Academy (DISA) for underrepresented minority students. 

The Fulbright Lunch & Learn Talk
Fri. April 7  |  12:15-1:00 p.m.  | 1117 University Capitol Centre 
“Why the Japanese School Year Begins During Cherry Blossom Season: Some Glimpses into 21st-Century Japanese Education,” Karen Wachsmuth, Fulbright International Education Administrator awardee to Japan 2016

UI Fulbright Student Musicians Concert
Fri. April 7  |  1:15-2:00 p.m.  | Voxman Music Building

Please direct questions to: Karen Wachsmuth, Associate Director, International Fellowships, International Programs,, 319-335-1436.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Karen Wachsmuth in advance at 319-335-1436.