UF International Center Announces Fulbright Awareness Month 2018

The UF International Center is pleased to announce that Fulbright Awareness Month will be celebrated from March 12 to April 12, 2018. Multiple informational sessions for students, scholars, faculty, and staff will provide opportunities to learn about the Fulbright application process, and to hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students.

Additionally this year, information sessions for faculty and students interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will be led by Peter VanDerwater, director of Outreach at the Council for International Exchange for Scholars in Washington, DC. He will also be available for individual consultations with interested applicants. To schedule an individual consultation, please email: canumba@ufic.ufl.edu

Below is the calendar of UF events programmed for Fulbright Awareness Month:

U.S. Student Program Info Session with P. VanDerwater

March 13, 9:45–11 am UF International Center (for students)

(Individual Consultations Available in the morning: 8:30–9:30 am & 11 am–noon)


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Info Session (for faculty)

March 13, 1:30–3:00 pm UF International Center

(Individual consultations available in the morning: 8:30–9:30 am & 11 am–noon)


“Things to Consider When Applying for a Fulbright and Preparing to Go”

Workshop by Karen Reed (for faculty)

March 14, 10:00–11 am UF International Center


“Managing Fulbright Recruitment and Retention for Graduate Programs”

by Debra Anderson, Scott Davis, and Matt Mitterko (for graduate coordinators)

March 15, 1:30 pm UF International Center


U.S. Student Program Info Sessions with Regan Garner (for students)

March 15, 9:30–10:25 am UF International Center

March 21, 9:30–10:25 am UF International Center


“How to Prepare a Successful Fulbright Application”

by Anna Calluori and Greg Kiker (for faculty)

April 6, 10:00 am–noon UF International Center


Fulbright Awareness Month is offered by the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate School, College of Arts, UF IFAS, Dial Center for Written and Oral Communications, and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni Association.

Fulbright grants and fellowships are available in all fields of study and in many world regions. For more information visit https://internationalcenter.ufl.edu/and search under Faculty Engagement and Global Learning.

To learn more about Fulbright programs and activities at UF, contact the appropriate Fulbright coordinator:

Regan Garner rlgarner@ufl.edu U.S. Student Program
Debra Anderson danderson@ufic.ufl.edu Foreign Student Program
Claire Anumba canumba@ufic.ufl.edu U.S. Scholar Program (UF Faculty)
Scott Davis sdavis@ufic.ufl.edu Visiting Scholar Program
Matt Mitterko mmitterko@aa.ufl.edu Non-resident Tuition Waiver
Ed Kellerman ekellerman@ufl.edu UF Fulbright Lecture Series Committee
Carlos Maeztu maeztu@gmail.com North Florida Chapter Fulbright Association