Fellowships Advising News



In this edition, we focus on the Fulbright US Student Program, including:

  • The schedule for Fulbright Week
  • Profiles of Temple students and alumni who are currently abroad on the Fulbright
  • Information for Temple faculty on the next Fulbright Scholars application cycle
  • Other upcoming information sessions

The Fulbright US Student Program provides funding to carry out research or creative projects, pursue graduate study, or teach English for an academic year abroad in over 140 countries. Open to US citizens who are rising seniors, graduating seniors, recent alumni, and currently enrolled graduate students.

This is the second year is a row that Temple has been named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution. Where will the Fulbright take you?

Want to learn more? Come to one of the information sessions or walk-in hours during Fulbright Week, March 25-29. If you don't which type of Fulbright interests you, come to one of the Overview sessions. All sessions are in Tuttleman Learning Center 201 .

Fulbright Overview SNEAK PREVIEW

Thursday, March 21, 4-5:00

Register here


Fulbright Overview

Monday, March 25, 4-5:00

Register here

Fulbright Overview

Tuesday, March 26, 4-5:00

Register here

Fulbright Research/Study/Arts Grants

Wednesday, March 27, 5-6:00

Register here

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (ETA)

Thursday, March 28, 4:15-5:15

Register here

Fulbright Walk-In Hours, no appointment needed

Friday, March 29, 9:00-12:00 and 1:30-4:30

Questions? Contact Barbara Gorka, barbara.gorka@temple.edu in Fellowships Advising.

WHAT CAN YOU DO ON A FULBRIGHT? Check out these profiles of Temple students and alumni currently abroad on the Fulbright.

Eric Perinovic: Research Fulbright in Germany

Eric is a Ph.D. candidate in History, and is conducting archival research on the F-104 Starfighter in West German service to examine its impact on U.S.-West German relations and its role normalizing German leadership in NATO. He was also selected to represent the German-American Fulbright Commission at the EU-NATO Seminar, where he had the opportunity to tour EU and NATO facilities, US embassies, and museums in Belgium and Luxembourg.
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Calling All Temple Faculty! Apply for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant

The 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open! A complete list of opportunities can be found in the Catalog of Awards and the application deadline is September 16, 2019!

Fulbright offers opportunities for faculty, administrators, artists, and professionals to teach, research, and exchange ideas in a variety of institutions. Fulbright Scholars come from all academic and professional backgrounds and represent every career stage, from postdoctoral students to retired faculty. As Fulbright staff likes to say, there is a Fulbright for everyone.

There are several Temple faculty on campus who have won Fulbright grants. To find a complete list, use the "Advanced filters" feature in the Fulbright Scholars Directory, and search "Temple University" under "Home Institution."

Other Information Sessions of Interest

All sessions in 201 Tuttleman (Writing Center)

Fellowships 101: Wednesday, March 20, 4-5:00. This is an overview of the major national awards, selection criteria, and tips for making yourself more competitive. Register here.

UK Awards 101: Tuesday, April 2, 4-5:00. Learn about opportunities for graduate study in the UK and Ireland through the Rhodes. Marshall. Mitchell, Gates, and Fulbright. Register here.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP): Friday, April 12,12-1:00. The GRFP funds three years of a graduate degree in STEM research (including some social sciences). Apply as a senior, recent grad, or first or second year graduate student. U.S. citizenship required. Register here.

Scholar Development and Fellowships Advising

Schedule a time to meet with Barbara Gorka at temple.joinhandshake.com/appointments