Fulbright Awards 2012-13 UK Scholars Benefits – Scholar Awards Scholarships provide a contribution towards living expenses of $5,000 per month – or specific award contribution A number of memberships Sickness and accident benefit coverage Visa sponsorship Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March) and a 3-day Orientation Programme (July) Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) Approximately 20 scholarships are offered each year to UK citizens Benefits – Postgraduate Awards Scholarships provide a contribution towards tuition fees and living expenses up to $50,000 for the first year of postgraduate study A number of memberships Sickness and accident benefit coverage Visa sponsorship Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March) and a 3-day Orientation Programme (July) Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) Approximately 25 scholarships are offered each year to UK citizens for the first year of postgraduate or doctoral study, or for 'special student research'. Timeline Competition opens: 1 August (tbc) Application deadline: 1 November (tbc) Fulbright interviews: Jan - Feb Notification: March Pre-Departure Orientation: Mid-July Independent departures, Fulbright Exchange begins : July – September 2011-12 Fulbrighters celebrate their first Halloween Awards on Offer - Scholar The following awards are offered in the US at any US institution: All Disciplines Scholar Police Research Peabody Trust Research Royal College of Surgeons Lloyds of London Insurance Scottish Studies Fight for Sight American Studies Early Career Northern Ireland Public Sector Elon University Diabetes UK Fulbright Saltire - entrepreneurship Awards on Offer - Postgraduate The following awards are offered for Postgraduate Study in the US at any US institution: All-disciplines Postgraduate Awards: Postgraduate or doctoral study or ‘special student research’ in any subject. Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism: Master’s degree in Journalism or in a specialist subject leading to a career in Journalism. Elsevier Bibliometric Analysis Award: Postgraduate study in any interdisciplinary field requiring bibliometric analysis. Leon Jaworski International Law Award: Master's degrees that relate directly to international law. And at specific institutions: Postgraduate Student Award at The New School: To undertake a Masters degree in any subject/discipline at the New School in New York Hubert H. Humphrey School Award in Public Policy, Affairs and Planning: to pursue research with a global policy focus, within any of the degree programmes (excluding all joint degrees) at the Hubert H Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, including the MPA, MPP and MDP programmes. Fulbright Awards to the US Hubert H. Humphrey School Award in Public Policy, Affairs and Planning: to pursue research with a global policy focus, within any of the degree programmes at the Hubert H Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Deadline for applications is February 2015 (tbc). We also offer awards to UK citizens seeking an MBA at Harvard and for study or research on EU affairs, European integration or EU-US (Schuman Award). Deadlines vary for each of these awards. Please see our website for more information. Follow us on twitter for application tips (TWIPS): @FulbrightAwards Eligibility UK citizen PG - Minimum 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) from any university Scholar – Minimum PhD (or on PhD programme May not hold US citizenship, be a dual citizen, hold a green card, or reside in the US at time of application Fulbright Staff and Alumni at Annual Reception Successful Applicants Are well-rounded Have demonstrated academic achievement Have shown leadership skills and initiative and have been active inside the classroom/lab as well as outside Possess a curiosity for the US and American culture Serve as good ambassadors for the Fulbright Programme and for the UK in the US Indicate a clear reason for selecting universities and a desire to give back to the UK and the Fulbright Commission upon returning home The Application Process Online application (provide biographical information, academic & extracurricular accomplishments & study plans.) Indicate one or more institutions (& specific degree programmes, if applicable) applicant has or will apply to, & provide reasons for choosing institute(s). A personal statement & study objective statement Three letters of recommendations are required. Please see our website for more information. Follow us on twitter for application tips (TWIPS): @FulbrightAwards Nic Segaren, Fulbrighter ‘12-13 Hometown: London, England UK University: St George’s University, London, and the University of Warwick, Medical Sciences US University: Harvard University, Master’s of Public Health, specialising in burn injuries Pallavi Gulati, Fulbrighter ‘10-11 Hometown: London, England UK University: University of Manchester, BA Politics & International Relations US University: University of Denver, Master's in International Security Most recent position: Programme Associate at the Sie Cheou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the University of Denver. Natalie Black, Fulbrighter ‘09-10 Hometown: Winchester, England UK University: LSE, Bachelor in International Relations US University: Harvard University, Master's in Public Policy Fulbright UK Orientation 2013 Fulbright UK Orientation 2012 Questions?