Illinois Fulbright Week: Explore grants for study, research, & teaching abroad

Illinois Fulbright Week will feature programming for current juniors, seniors, grad/professional students and alumni who may benefit from a Fulbright grant!  Please share this information with potentially interested students:


Illinois Fulbright Week: Explore Fulbright Grant Opportunities, April 14 – April 20!

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards 2000 scholarships annually for studies, research or English teaching in 150 countries. U.S. citizens who are current juniors, seniors, graduate/professional students, or alumni may apply. The National & International Scholarships Program will host Illinois Fulbright Week from Thursday, April 14 – Wednesday, April 20, featuring events for juniors, seniors,  graduate/professional students and alumni who wish to explore Fulbright opportunities and begin preparing materials for the Fulbright Priority Deadline of July 1, 2016 for grants beginning in fall 2017.  See full session descriptions here:


Thursday, April 14

Fulbright Information Session – 3:30-5:30 pm, 180 Bevier Hall

An overview of the Fulbright Program, with a panel of recent Illinois grant recipients!


Friday, April 15

Panel: Fulbright and Your Future Career – 3:00-4:00pm, 514 Illini Union Bookstore

Plan a Fulbright grant experience that positions you well for your career goals, featuring The Career Center and Illinois Fulbright alumni!


Fulbright Mixer – 4:00-5:00pm, 5th floor lobby, Illini Union Bookstore

Enjoy refreshments and network with Illinois faculty, staff, and student Fulbright alumni and learn more about their experiences on the grant. Also, connect with international Fulbrighters here at Illinois!


Monday, April 18

Fulbright Informational Webinar for Illinois Alumni and Students Abroad – 12:00-1:00pm CST

Register for the webinar here:


Fulbright Personal Statement Workshop – 3:00-4:30pm, 514 Illini Union Bookstore

Along with the Writer’s Workshop, we’ll explain everything you need to know about writing a Fulbright personal statement and help you begin to portray your own story!


Tuesday, April 19

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Application Workshop – 3:30-4:30pm, 514 Illini Union Bookstore

Learn how to put together a competitive statement of grant purpose for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship!


Wednesday, April 20

Fulbright Informational Webinar for Illinois Alumni and Students Abroad – 8:00-9:00am CST

Register for the webinar here:


Workshop: Designing a Fulbright Research Proposal

Undergraduates and recent alumni – 3:00-4:30pm, 161 Noyes — Registration for undergraduate students and recent alumni:


Graduate students – 3:00-4:30pm, 308 Coble Hall — Registration for graduate students:


Join us for a crash course in research design and methods especially for Fulbright applicants.  We will explain what a Fulbright selection committee will be looking for in your proposal, and then help you start laying the foundation of a solid research design.


Many thanks,


Richelle Bernazzoli, Ph.D.

National and International Scholarships Program  |  University of Illinois

Illini Union Bookstore, 5th Floor, MC-317  |  807 S Wright St, Champaign, IL 61820

ph: (217) 333-4710  |

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