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The US Congress created the Fulbright Program to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchanges.Recipients apply for specific programs, which may include university course work, independent research, or other special projects. The two main categories are English Teaching Assistantships (ETA) and Research Fellowships.

  • Eligibility: Seniors and recent graduate are invited to apply. In some countries, applicants must have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study.
  • Selection Process: Students must submit applications first to the L&C faculty representative and the campus committee. Applicants put forward by the College pass through the National Screening Committee to the supervising agencies abroad. Final selections are made by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
  • Deadline: The on-campus deadline is September 22, 10AM. Campus interviews will be scheduled soon thereafter, with an opportunity to make final revisions to the application essays before the national deadline.
  • External Deadline: October 17, 2011 5pm
  • Faculty Representative: Deborah Heath, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/overview_timeline.html?page=us/overview_timeline

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