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The 2021-2022 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Deadline Approaching Fast!

September 15, 2021 | 11:59 PM Alaska Time

With more than 470 awards in over 125 countries, our catalog of awards has something for everyone. Where will Fulbright take you?  

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers more than 400 different opportunities to teach, research and conduct professional projects in over 135 countries. Opportunities are available for higher education faculty and administrators as well as for professionals outside of academia, artists, journalists, scientists, and independent scholars.  Check out the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Catalog of Awards. Please note that U.S. citizenship is required. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2021. 

With limited time left, we would like to share some tips and resource videos to help you submit a competitive application.

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Share the Opportunity: If you know someone who would be a good fit for an award, you can refer a colleague to Fulbright staff. After receiving their information, the Fulbright office will reach out to them.

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Fulbright Impact in the Field: 75 Years of Public Diplomacy
September 16, 2021 | 1:30 PM ET

Celebrating the Fulbright Program’s establishment on August 1, 1946, “Fulbright Impact in the Field: 75 Years of Public Diplomacy” will convene a panel of Fulbrighters who make a difference through connecting peoples and nations.  It will include recorded comments by retired U.S. Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, followed by discussion about how the Fulbright Program impacts diplomacy and prepares participants for success in a diplomatic career.

Register now to attend the event.

If you have questions about the Fulbright program, please contact:
Jamie Burriss, Ph.D. 
MTSU Fulbright Liaision  
Email: Jamie.Burriss@mtsu.edu 
Phone:  (615) 494-7669

View MTSU Scholar Awardees

Scholar Program Group Program Country  Discipline  Host Institution  Academic Year
Albakry, Mohammed Core  Morocco  Language Teaching Mohammed V Universit 2011-2012
Clippard Laura Seminar  Japan  Education The Japan-United States Educational Commission 2019-2020
Erenso, Daniel  Core  Ethiopia  Physics Addis Ababa University 2016-2017
Foley, Sean   Core Malaysia  History  International Islamic University of Malaysia 2010-2011
Hidayati, Siti   Core Indonesia  Biology  University of Bengkulu 2013-2014
Pace, Richard   Core Brazil  Anthropology  Federal University of Para 2011-2012
Petersen, Karen   Seminar India  International Relations  United States-India Education Foundation (USIEF) 2019-2020
Rosenmuller, Christoph  Core Austria  History  Karl-Franzens-University of Graz 2017-2018
Rosenmuller, Christoph  Core Mexico  History  College of Mexico 2014-2015
Rosenmuller, Christoph  Core Mexico  History  The College of Mexico (El Colegio de Mexico) 2015-2016

MTSU hosts US Fulbright Scholar Program representative, Kim Williams

On February 21, 2020, ORSP and the Honors College hosted Kim Williams with the US Fulbright Scholar program.