UI hosts 3rd Annual Fulbright Week

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: http://doodle.com/poll/66t5ap3tfbi3yuyu (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, karen-wachsmuth@uiowa.edu, 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.

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