The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,800 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 155 countries worldwide.
The United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) administers the Fulbright Program under policy guidelines established by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) and in cooperation with bi-national Fulbright Commissions and the Public Affairs Sections of U.S. Embassies abroad.
Types of Grants
English Teaching Assistantship
Basic requirements are:
*see country summary
Grant lengths and dates vary somewhat by country. Please consult the Country Summaries (on the website) for specifics. In general, grants are one academic year in length--between 9 and 12 months--and correspond to the academic calendars abroad.
Requirements for attendance at orientation programs, in the U.S. and/or overseas, are also contained in the World Region or Country Summaries.
If you're thinking about applying through Hampshire College, contact one of the Fulbright Program advisors. The campus deadline is usually in August, but you should begin the process of researching and developing your proposal much earlier, typically in the spring.
Fulbright Program Advisors (FPAs) for Hampshire College
Pamela Shea, director of world language, enrichment, and acquisition: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jimena Valdivia, assistant director of world language, enrichment, and acquisition: jvDO@hampshire.edu
For more information, please visit the website: (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html)
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