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Fulbright Program Info and Dates

SPE Students and Alumni,

If you are interested in applying for the 2018/2019 grant cycle and have an idea you would like to discuss, you can reach out to Vanessa Reich at and make an appointment (the Fulbright Program Advisor (FPA) for SPE students). Applicants are highly encouraged to meet/speak with the FPA to discuss their idea. It is highly recommended that you make an appointment before the last week of the semester, after which appointments are generally unavailable. 

Here is the link to the SPE Fulbright webinar hosted on April 10th:
Please  familiarize yourself with the Fulbright program and the website before meeting with me.

SPE specific application timeline/deadlines:
Speak/meet with the FPA about your proposal:         April-July
Priority deadline for essays to FPA for feedback      July 10th
Deadline to confirm/reconfirm you will be applying   Between August 1 and August 14
 to the FPA (me) via email/start application
Final Drafts of Essays due to FPA (me)                     August 21st
Campus Committee Meetings                                     Early-mid September
Campus deadline                                                          September 19th
*Note – All SPE deadlines listed, outside of the priority essay deadline of July 10th, are hard deadlines and cannot be extended. 
Important Note: All potential SPE applicants will be required to re-confirm their intention to apply via email between August 1st and August 14th, regardless of whether you have confirmed your intention before this time.
Workshop Reminders:
Fulbright: A Deeper Dive (Tips & Recommendations):  
Wednesday, April 19
3:00pm to 3:50pm
University Center, Room 304
Grant-Writing Workshop
Date/Time TBD
Fulbright Representative Campus Visit:
Date / Time TBD
For more information about the university-wide workshops, please email
For more information about the Fulbright program, please visit

*Note about eligibility: In order to be eligible for a U.S Fulbright grant, you must be a U.S citizen at the time of application. Permanent residents are not eligible. Applicants must also have a conferred Bachelor’s degree by the start of the grant.

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