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Get One-on-One Assistance for Developing a Fulbright Faculty Scholar Application

April 08, 2019

As part of the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) efforts to support faculty scholarship at the University of Idaho, assistance is being offered to faculty members looking to apply to the Sept. 16, 2019 deadline for the Fulbright Faculty Scholars Program . A Fulbright Application Mentoring Session will take place noon to 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Room 402 of Morrill Hall.

Carly Cummings (ORED) and Scott Slovic (CLASS, CNR, and ORED) have been appointed to serve as Fulbright Faculty Scholar Liaisons for the university. They are responsible for raising awareness about the Fulbright Faculty Scholar Program and supporting colleagues who wish to apply for these prestigious awards.

During the Fulbright Application Mentoring Session, former Fulbright Scholars and other familiar with this program will be available to look over your draft.

All planning to attend this session should contact Carly Cummings to ensure enough assistance is available to allow for a one-on-one advising session for each faculty member.

To learn more about the Faculty Scholar Program, reach out to Carly and Scott.

About the Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program is funded through an annual appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations around the world also provide direct and indirect support to the Program, which operates in over 160 countries worldwide.

Since its establishment in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program has awarded more than 380,000 students, scholars, teachers, artists, and scientists the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

Fulbrighters address critical global issues in all disciplines, while forging lasting connections, and building relationships, knowledge, and leadership in support of the long-term interests of the United States. Fulbright alumni have achieved distinction in many fields, including 59 who have been awarded the Nobel Prize, 82 who have received Pulitzer Prizes, and 37 who have served as a head of state or government.

About the University of Idaho

The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky Conference. Learn more at uidaho.edu