Fulbright Scholar Workshop

March 30, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Queen Lili`uokalani Center for Student Services 412 Add to Calendar

The Faculty Mentoring Program & the Hawai'i Chapter of the Fulbright Association present:

Fulbright Scholar Workshop

The Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational program sponsored by the United States government, provides grants for graduate students, traditional scholars and professionals, and teachers and administrators from the U.S. and other countries. The program also offers newer short grants such as Fulbright Senior Specialist program.

If you have wondered what it's like to apply and receive a Fulbright grant, join us for a lively discussion. The presenter will explain the process of applying for and being awarded a Fulbright grant, and speak about his experience. Presenter: Dr. Andy Riess, Ph.D. Interim Director of Outreach Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) Institute of International Education (IIE) A native of Texas, Andy Riess earned his B.A. from Baylor University (history, political science, philosophy, Latin) and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University (Russian history, Inner Asia, Eastern Europe, Ottoman Empire). A veteran of the United States Army Security Agency, he has also studied at the Frei Universität - Berlin, Moscow State University, and the Graduate School of Business, New York University. Dr. Riess has worked in the worlds of academia, for-profit, and not-for-profit in the United States and abroad. For 18 years, he was in charge of Fulbright Scholar programs in the Former Soviet Union, Western Europe, and Asia for Council for International Exchange of Scholars in Washington, D.C. He was named, early in 2008, to head recruitment efforts for American scholars for the Fulbright Scholar Program at CIES. For further information, contact: Dr. William Chapman, Tel: 956-8574 Email: wchapman@hawaii.edu Light refreshments will be served. Please register for this event.

Event Sponsor
Faculty Mentoring Program & The Hawai'i Chapter of the Fulbright Association, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Faculty Mentoring Program (FMP), 956-9567, fmp@hawaii.edu, http://www.cte.hawaii.edu/OnlineReg.html

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