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Fulbright Week 2017

Fulbright Week

April 3 - 7, 2017

STUDENT EVENTS

April 3
What can I do with a Fulbright? 
3:30 - 4:30pm | HCIC 2016

April 4
What can I do with a Fulbright? 
3:30 - 4:30pm | HCIC 2016

April 5
Q&A with Current WKU Fulbrighters (ASIA)
8:30 - 9:30am | HCIC 3001

April 5
Q&A with Current WKU Fulbrighters

(Europe, North Africa, Latin America)
3:00 - 4:00pm | HCIC 2016

April 6
Strategies for Drafting Personal Statements
3:30 - 4:30pm | HCIC 2016

 


 

FACULTY EVENTS

April 4
Fulbright Scholar Program Information Session
1:00 - 2:00pm | HCIC 2017 
Presentation led by Fulbright Program Officer Meaghan Dolan 

April 4-5 
Individual/Group Meetings with Fulbright Program Officer Meaghan Dolan 
HCIC 1028 
Click here to register and view available times by March 30th.
(Please click through the entire survey so your selections will be recorded). 

Faculty are encouraged to read the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program eligibility section and do a preliminary search in the 2018-19 Catalog of Awards prior to meeting with Meaghan. 

April 5
WKU Fulbright Scholar Alumni Panel

11:30am - 12:30pm | HCIC 1011 
WKU Fulbright Scholar Alumni will share insight on why they applied for a Fulbright, how the experience transformed their research, teaching, and scholarship, and tips for prospective faculty. Coffee and desserts will be served.

Panelists include: 
Kay Gandy, Ed.D., Teacher Education  
(South Africa, 2003 and 2006; Senegal 2016); 
Tony Harkins, Ph.D., History (Austria, 2012); 
Rebecca Brown, Ph.D., English (India, 2013); 
Saundra Ardrey, Ph.D., Political Science 
(South Africa semi-finalist, 2017)

April 5
Webinar: "Fulbright Opportunities in the Western Hemisphere"
1:00 - 2:00pm | Webinar 
Hosted by CIES, this will be an overview of opportunities across Latin America, Canada, and the Caribbean. Program staff will highlight the large number of awards for the 2018-19 competition, including new awards for professionals and scholars at all levels. Click here to register. 

April 5
Teaching and Researching American History in South Korea: Opportunities and Challenges
 
3:30 - 4:30pm | Cherry Hall 227A 
Presentation led by Dr. Young Hyo Lee, Professor at Channom National University in Gwanju, South Korea and Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the African and American Studies Department at Duke University.

 

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Fulbright Top Producer

WKU is tied for second in the nation of top Fulbright-producing master’s degree-granting institutions. Click the image above to read more. 

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