Alan Rutenberg, the Fulbright campus representative, will give two workshops about the faculty Fulbright fellowship on February 23 at 10 a.m. and February 24 at 2 p.m. Information will include examples of opportunities across many disciplines as well as a review of the application process, and there will be ample time for questions. The application deadline is September 15, 2021. Continue reading
17 UT Students Offered Fulbright Awards
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recorded another impressive year for Fulbright Student awards, matching last year’s numbers with 17 current students and recent graduates offered fellowships and another four students named alternates.
These students will join the more than 2,100 US citizens who will study, conduct research, teach English, and provide expertise abroad for the 2020–21 academic year through the Fulbright US Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement and their record of service and leadership potential in their respective fields.
Earlier this year, UT was named one of the nation’s top-producing Fulbright Student campuses of 2019–20, ranking seventh among public research universities and first in the SEC for a second consecutive year. This year’s Fulbright Student awards are a continuation of that success.
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Schedule Zoom Consultation with Fulbright Program Officer
On April 23, Cecilia Kocinski-Mulder, a Fulbright program officer with primary expertise in Europe, will hold individual Zoom consultations with faculty members who are considering applying for a Fulbright.
As of March 23, the 2021-2022 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program* is still open for applications. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2020.
Recognitions, May 29
UT is looking at another blockbuster year for Fulbright Student awards, with 17 current students and recent graduates offered fellowships and another eight named alternates. A year ago, UT had 19 Fulbrights.
“On the heels of being named one of the nation’s top-producing Fulbright Student institutions, we’ve enjoyed another fantastic showing in this prestigious national program,” said Andrew Seidler, director of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships. “I am so proud of these students and thrilled about the experiences that lie ahead for them. And I’m grateful for the tremendous faculty and staff support of our campus Fulbright efforts.”
Faculty Fulbright Application Program
This year the faculty Fulbright deadline is later than usual: September 16, 2019.
Therefore the Office of Research and Engagement will offer a special Fulbright application program this summer. Our new program includes a sequence of interactive workshops, reviews by Fulbright fellows on campus, and small writing groups, all in addition to our standard application review.
We encourage all Fulbright applicants to participate. We especially encourage faculty members who have not yet considered a Fulbright application for this year to take advantage of this program. It is not too late to start! Continue reading