Faculty invited to workshop explaining Fulbright opportunities - March 7, Marquis Hall Room 118

Faculty are invited to learn about opportunities for study and research abroad through the Fulbright Scholar Program from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, March 7, in Marquis Hall, Room 118.

Kira Mills, a program officer with the Fulbright Specialists Program at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, will present the variety of opportunities available.

The program is open to all who have earned a doctorate or terminal degree in their field. Programs range from teaching or research assignments lasting from a few weeks to an academic year.

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars, under a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of State, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. Each year, the core Fulbright Scholar Program sends some 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries to lecture, research, or participate in seminars. At the same time, approximately 800 foreign faculty come to the U.S. each year.

The Scholar Program offers grants for journalists and other communicators.The shorter Specialist Program offers grants of two to six weeks. The New Century Scholars Program brings 30 of some of the world’s top academics and professionals together to collaborate on an issue of global importance. There are also short, specialized programs for international educators, German Studies and other topics.

* Learn more: Mary Beth Butler, 940-369-5264, UNT-International to reserve a space in the workshop.