UHCL Fulbright Program

Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations.

- Senator J. William Fulbright

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Overview

The prestigious Fulbright program was established by legislation introduced by Senator J. William Fulbright in 1945.  The purpose of the program is to promote international goodwill through exchanges. Grants are administered by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and awarded through a competitive application process.

 Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars, and many others.

A full description of the program and awards is available on the Department of State website. Weekly webinars provide helpful information about available Fulbright opportunities and guide applicants through the process of submitting a successful Fulbright application. Future and previously presented webinars are available online: Fulbright U.S. Student Program Recorded Webinars

Who are Fulbright Scholars? (YouTube)

 

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition is Open!

UHCL Faculty, we are pleased to announce that the awards competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2022-2023 competition is open!

Here are five things you can do now to prepare yourself for success:

  1. Connect with Fulbright alumni in your field or region of interest. Learn about past successful projects from Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassadors
  2. Connect with Education Abroad & Scholar Services about supporting policies
  3. Consider your project by reviewing the Project Statement page
  4. Review the helpful blog post "5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Application"
  5. Register for the next webinar on at "What's New for 2022-2023"

The following links are great resources to refer to as you craft your Fulbright applications:

 

UHCL Fulbright Programs and Sessions

All Fulbright webinars are recorded and archived on the Fulbright website. To view more upcoming and archived webinars, visit the Webinar Schedule

View the Fulbright Scholar Program Webinar Archive

 

UHCL Fulbright Alumni

The UHCL community is privileged to include alumni of the prestigious Fulbright Program.

Portrait of Dr. Mary Ayadi

Dr. Mary Ayadi

College of Business

2012

Nigeria: Applied Microeconomics; The Wealth-Health Cycle in Nigeria

Portrait of Dr. Sarah Costello

Dr. Sarah Costello

College of Human Sciences and Humanities

2013

Greece: Fulbright Greece Summer Classics Seminar Fellowship

 

Portrait of Dr. Nick de Vries

Dr. Nick de Vries

College of Human Sciences and Humanities

1995-1996

Bratislava, Slovakia: Senior Fulbright Scholar Fellowship, Academy of Fine Arts and Design

1995

Slovakia: Fulbright Workshop Support Grant

1996

Received a Fulbright Travel Grant from the Fulbright Commission, Slovakia to conduct workshop at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia.

"Honorary Professor" at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design,  Bratislava, Slovakia.

Portrait of Dr. Jeff Lash

Dr. Jeff Lash

College of Human Sciences and Humanities

2019

South Africa: Enhancing the Geographic Information Science Capabilities at the University of Johannesburg

2009-2010

Serbia: Teaching the Geography of the United States at the University of Belgrade

 

Portrait of Dr. Mike McMullen

Dr. Mike McMullen

College of Human Sciences and Humanities

2009

Egypt: Teaching Fulbright at the American University in Cairo

Portrait of Dr. Kevin McNamara

Dr. Kevin McNamara

College of Human Sciences and Humanities

2005-2006

Turkey: American Literature and Culture

1993-1995

Czechia: American Literature and Culture

2006

Fulbright Inter-Foundation Award
Awarded by: Fulbright Greece to a Fulbright Fellow in Turkey For a lecture and workshops

 

Portrait of Dr. Bianca Schonberg

Dr. Bianca Schonberg

Education Abroad & Scholar Services

2017

Russia: International Relations

 

 

 

For general information about the Fulbright Program, please visit the Fulbright website or contact the UHCL Fulbright Liaison, Dr. Bianca Schonberg at schonberg@uhcl.edu.

Contact

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