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2014 Fulbright Week at Ohio State

Fulbright Week 2014The Office of International Affairs, the Graduate School and the Undergraduate Fellowship Office have combined their efforts to plan a week full of events acknowledging past Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays recipients; hosting workshops, information sessions and open houses; and informing faculty, undergraduate and graduate students about the opportunities available through the Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays programs. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to participate in any of the Fulbright Week sessions held during the week of April 7 - 11, 2014.

April 7

Fulbright Scholar Program Open House
Faculty are invited to meet with the Ohio State Fulbright Scholar Program Campus Representative to explore FY 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar grant opportunities and discuss application process. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
1 - 4:30 p.m., 300 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will share information about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and provide advice in regards to the application process. For more information please contact fellowship advisor Dana Kuchem at fellowships@osu.edu.
4:30 p.m., 201 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

April 8

Fulbright Scholar Program - Perspective of the Reviewers
Meet faculty members who serve on the domestic peer review committees for the Fulbright Scholar Program. The Fulbright Scholar Program allows faculty to explore new and innovative award opportunities for the academic year 2015-2016 offered through the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.

  • Denise Bronson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, MSW Director, Associate Professor, College of Social Work
  • Magda El-Sherbini, Associate Professor, Head of Cataloging Department - The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Moderated by: Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Ohio State Campus Representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program

For more information please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
9 - 10 a.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave.

Fulbright-Hays Open House for Graduate Students
Graduate students can schedule an appointment to meet with Department of Education Fulbright-Hays DDRA Program Director to discuss possible application and answer questions regarding the Fulbright-Hays grant. To schedule an appointment, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
1 - 4 p.m., 300 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue

Drop-in Fulbright U.S. Student Program Advising
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will be available to meet with students individually to answer questions and provide advice in regards to the application process. For more information please contact fellowship advisor Dana Kuchem at fellowships@osu.edu.
3 - 5 p.m., Undergraduate Fellowship Office, 45 W. 11th Ave.

You Pick the Scholar! - Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will hold a mock panel where students serve as reviewers, read through real Fulbright applications and pick which students to fund. Come see what it's like to sit on the other side of the selection process. Pizza will be served.
5:30 p.m., 201 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

April 9

Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad: What is the Difference?
A presentation by Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Program Director of Fulbright-Hays and Katherine Eckstrand, Director of Fellowship Services, for graduate students interested in applying for Fulbright or Fulbright-Hays DDRA grants. Learn how the two grants differ and are similar. For more information, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 226 University Hall, 230 N. Oval Mall

Council for International Exchange of Scholars Webinar - Fulbright and Administrators
An examination of how Fulbright supports educational administrators both in their professional and academic lives and why Fulbright should be an integral part of an educational institution's strategy for globalization.
2 p.m., Register: cies.org/webinar

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program: Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students
Graduate students are invited to learn about funding opportunities available through the Department of Education Fulbright-Hays DDRA Program. Explore how Fulbright-Hays DDRA differs from the Department of State Fulbright Program. Ohio State recipients of Fulbright-Hays grants will discuss their experiences with the application process and share tips for successful grant application preparation.

  • Catalina Hunt, Department of History, Fulbright Hays Recipient (2010-2011
  • Ian Lanzillotti, Department of History, Fulbright-Hays Recipient (2010-2011)
  • Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Program Director, Fulbright-Hays, Office of International Affairs

Contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Program Director of Fulbright-Hays, Office of International Affairs.
3 - 4 p.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave.

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Information Session
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will cover the basics of the Fulbright program, application process and resources, specifically tailored to English teaching opportunities. For more information please contact fellowship advisor Dana Kuchem at fellowships@osu.edu.
5 p.m., 201 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

Fulbright Research/Academic Study Information Session
This session that will cover the basics of the Fulbright U.S. Student program, application process and resources, specifically tailored to research and academic study opportunities. For more information please contact fellowship advisor Dana Kuchem at fellowships@osu.edu.
6 p.m., 201 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

April 10

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Discussion Hours
Graduate and professional students can make an appointment to discuss the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. To schedule, please contact Katerine Eckstrand at eckstrand.1@osu.edu or 292-9490.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 226 University Hall (Enter through room 250), 230 N. Oval Mall

Fulbright Scholar Program - Perspective of the Reviewers
Meet faculty members who serve on the domestic peer review committees for the Fulbright Scholar Program. The Fulbright Scholar Program allows faculty to explore new and innovative award opportunities for the academic year 2015-2016 offered through the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. The session is moderated by Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Campus Representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program in the Office of International Affairs.

  • Denise Bronson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, MSW Director, Associate Professor, College of Social Work
  • Magda El-Sherbini, Associate Professor, Head of Cataloging Department - The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Moderated by: Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Ohio State Campus Representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program

For more information please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
10:30 - 11:30 a.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave.

April 11

Fulbright Reflections: First Person Accounts from Ohio State Scholars
Come meet recent Ohio State recipients of Fulbright Scholar grants. Panelists will discuss experiences, program impact, offer tips. The panel will comprise of:

  • Lorraine S. Wallace Associate Professor, Family Medicine, Director, AHEC Clear Health Communication Program, Fulbright to Moldova/Reviewer for Fulbright
  • H. Lisle Gibbs, Professor, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, Director, Ohio Biodiversity Conservation Partnership, Fulbright (core/research) to Brazil
  • Linn Van Woerkom, Professor, Department of Physics, Associate Provost and Director, University Honors & Scholars, Fulbright International Education Administrators Award to UK
  • Moderated by: Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Ohio State Campus Representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

For more information, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
9  – 10 a.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue

Drop-in Fulbright Advising
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will be available to meet with undergraduate students individually to answer questions and provide advice in regards to the application process.For more information please contact fellowship advisor Dana Kuchem at fellowships@osu.edu.
9 - 11 a.m., 45 West 11th Avenue

Fulbright Scholar Program Open House
Faculty are invited to meet with Fulbright Scholar Program Campus Representative to discuss possible application and answer questions regarding the FY 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar Program. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 300 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave.

Fulbright Personal Statement Workshop
In this interactive session, the Undergraduate Fellowship Office will discuss the basics of Fulbright personal statements, review essays from previous winners and help students begin drafting materials. This event is for undergraduates only and space is limited. Please RSVP to fellowships@osu.edu to reserve a spot.
1:45 - 3:15 p.m.