Fulbright Programs Support UW Faculty to Go Abroad

December 17, 2012

The University of Wyoming International Programs office reminds faculty members that several opportunities to work and study abroad are available through the Fulbright Scholars Program.

“Investigate the possibilities,” says Anne Alexander, International Programs director. She cites three of the programs available to UW scholars:

The Fulbright Specialist program awards grants to qualified U.S. faculty and professionals, in select disciplines, to engage in short-term collaborative two- to six-week projects at higher education institutions in more than 100 countries worldwide. Program details and application materials can be found at www.cies.org/specialists.

Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars are open to experienced international education administrators and senior administrators responsible for enhancing internationalization at their institutions. A Ph.D. is not required. Seminars are available in India, Japan, Korea, Germany, France and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit www.iie.org/cies.

Fulbright grants provide approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants lasting three months to one year. Grants in more than 125 countries are available. For additional information, call a program officer at (202) 686-4000 or peruse the awards catalog at www.iie.org/cies.

For more information about international opportunities, email aalex@uwyo.edu or call (307) 766-3677.

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