Fulbright Scholar information session slated

April 19, 2011 | UToday



Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Thursday, April 21, in Student Union Room 2592 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Research and Sponsored Programs will host the session to provide information on the grant awards that provide international travel for study, research or teaching in all disciplines.

UT faculty members who have received Fulbright awards will discuss their experiences.

Dr. Tom Barden, dean of the Honors College, will share his experience as a Fulbright Fellow in 1993-94 when he traveled to Swansea, Wales.

Established in 1946, the Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. About 1,000 faculty and professionals travel abroad annually through the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program.

For more information, contact Herdia Hodges of Research and Sponsored Programs at herdia.hodges@utoledo.edu or 419.530.2844, and go to www.iie.org/cies.