Fulbright Week 2023 will be hosted from February 14th through February 16th. The Fulbright Student Program in partnership with more than 140 countries worldwide, offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic disciplines to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals from all backgrounds. Program participants pursue graduate study, conduct research, or teach English abroad.
Together, Nationally Competitive Scholarships, the Office of International Education and Development, and the Office of Research will offer multiple opportunities to learn more about the Fulbright Program. This event will sever as the official “kick off” for the '24-'25 Fulbright Student Program cycle at Appalachian State.
During this event students will learn:
- The many opportunities available through Fulbright
- Answers to some most of the most commonly asked questions about the program
- Tips and tricks for preparing a strong Fulbright application
Below is a list of the student events hosted by Nationally Competitive Scholarships during Fulbright Week. There are options for in person and virtual sessions. Please register for the events you plan to attend using THIS REGISTRATION LINK.
Don’t forget to stop by our information tables in the Cascades foyer on Tuesday and Thursday!
Tuesday, February 14, 9:00-11:00 am Cascades Foyer, PSU: Fulbright Student Program Information Table
Tuesday, February 14, 2:00-3:00 pm in 415 Rough Ridge, PSU: Overview of Student Programs
Tuesday, February 14, 3:30-4:30pm in 415 Rough Ridge, PSU: "What's the Situation?": Understanding the Fulbright Application
Wednesday, February 15, 2:00-3:00 pm on Zoom: Overview of Student Programs (Register here)
Wednesday, February 15, 3:30-4:30pm on Zoom:"What's the situation?": Understanding the Fulbright Application (Register here)
Thursday, February 16, 11:00-4:00pm: Open Advising (Register here)
Thursday, February 16, 2:00-4:00pm: Fulbright Student Program Information Table
About Nationally Competitive Scholarships
Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS) works with the Appalachian community to recruit and support students for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships, including those that support research, teaching and critical language learning. This is achieved with outreach, mentorship and advising throughout the entire application and selection process. NCS is committed to helping undergraduate and graduate students find ways to connect their Appalachian education to their future endeavors through scholarship opportunities. Learn more at https://ncs.appstate.edu.
About the Office of International Education and Development
The OIED is responsible for spearheading the internationalization efforts at Appalachian. The internationalization mission of Appalachian is to develop awareness, knowledge, appreciation and respect of cultural differences in both domestic and international contexts in its students, faculty, staff and the surrounding communities. The university is also dedicated to creating a campus environment that builds the theoretical and practical skills needed to interact effectively in a global society. Learn more at https://international.appstate.edu.
About the Office of Research
Appalachian State University’s Office of Research provides support for the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of Appalachian faculty, staff and students. The office consists of four units: Grants Resources and Services, Sponsored Programs, Research Design and Analysis, and Research Protections. The Office of Research also collaborates with the university’s Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects. Learn more at https://research.appstate.edu.
Compiled and Written by Johnna Reisner
January 18th, 2023