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ANNOUNCEMENT


Date:   November 18, 2013

To:     All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff

From:   UF International Center

RE:     November 20 and 22: Fulbright, Peace Corps and Rangel Fellowship Info Sessions


INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS
OF INTEREST TO GRADUATE STUDENTS

Wednesday, November 20th

"Fulbright U.S. Student Grants and Fellowships: Workshop on the Application Process" with John Denny, Associate Director of the UF Honors Program 
Place/Time: International Center, Large Conference Room / 1:55 - 2:45pm

Learn about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program funding of international travel opportunities, which offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad. A wide variety of disciplines can qualify for these fellowships. Many students are eligible for these awards so if you are interested in international projects you won't want to miss this workshop.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel Discussion 
Place/Time: International Center, Large Conference Room / 3:00 - 3:50 pm [TBC]

Please join us for a panel discussion about volunteering for Peace Corps! Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from UF and Gainesville will be available to share their experiences. Learn if PC is right for you! ALL are welcome! Any major welcome! Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime and offers two years of international experience after graduation. Join us at this upcoming event to learn about Returned Peace Corps Volunteers' experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

https://www.ufic.ufl.edu/RPCV.html 

Friday, November 22nd

Rangel Fellowship Program Info Session 
Place/Time: International Center, Large Conference Room / 9:35 - 10:25 am

Presented by Patricia Scroggs, Director of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, a unique partnership between Howard University and the U.S. Department of State dedicated to enhancing the excellence and diversity of the U.S. Foreign Service.  Sponsored by the International Center. Must attend info session first. Contact Katy Dawson at [log in to unmask] 

Information Session on opportunities with the Department of State and Foreign Service Place/Time: International Center / 10:40 - 11:30 am

Sponsored by the International Center. Andrew A. Passen, Southeast Region Diplomat in Residence will visit UF Campus. Individual consultations available by appointment only. Must attend info session first. Contact Katy Dawson at [log in to unmask] 

CLOSING EVENT: International Gator Bowl Trivia Challenge 
Place/Time: The Hub / 3:00 - 4:00 pm

A fun trivia game where groups compete for the World Championship Cup! Competition will include subjects such as country flags, geography, current events, languages and more! Students, faculty and staff can participate! Form your team (4 people max.) and contact [log in to unmask]

For more information http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/PD/IEW.html