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TO: Graduate Coordinators
FROM: Jeanna Mastrodicasa, Associate Director, Honors Program
If you would like to know more about the Fulbright awards, feel free to
attend the session. This past year, we have had a high level of success
with Fulbright; students have been accepted to spend next academic year in
Australia, Uganda, Malaysia, and Belgium, and other places. 14 out of 26
UF applicants were nominated by the U.S. to the various countries, which
is an even higher percentage than the usual one out of three from UF.
There will be an information session on Wednesday, May 22 from 12:30 pm to
1:45 pm (period 4) in 219 Dauer Hall (Ruth McQuown Room) about the
Fulbright program. Students are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch to the
UF students have the opportunity to win a Fulbright award to any of over
140 different countries. The awards are for graduating college seniors,
as well for as graduate research at the MA and Ph.D. level. Students in
any field can apply. Applicants for a Fulbright award must be U.S.
citizens, have a strong GPA, have a record of community service, and be
interested in international scholarship. The awards fund research and
study for up to a year in a different country. Awards cover international
travel, maintenance, research allowance, and tuition waivers, if
Students must create a project proposal and submit a personal statement in
addition to basic information in the application. Students are strongly
encouraged to begin work on the applications immediately, and more
information can be found on the Fulbright web site at
<http://www.iie.org/fulbright/us/>. A password and signon is required to
work on the application, and can be obtained from the information session
or in 140 Tigert Hall.
The UF campus deadline for 2002-2003 Fulbright awards will be Monday,
October 7, 2002 to 140 Tigert Hall. For more information, contact Jeanna
Mastrodicasa at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> or 392-1519 in
140 Tigert Hall.
Associate Director, Honors Program
University of Florida
P.O. Box 113260, 140 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3260
(352)392-1519 (ph); (352)392-1888 (fax)