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2015 Fulbright Week at Ohio State

Fulbright Week 2015The 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 13 - 17, 2015.

April 13

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 the similarities and differences between the two grants.
Please register for this session and for more information, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
2 - 3 p.m., 226 University Hall

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.
3 - 5 p.m., 45 West 11th Avenue

Fulbright General Information Session
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will discuss the basics of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program – both full grants and English Teaching Assistantships – including eligibility and selection criteria, application process and available resources to assist students.
For more information please contact fellowship advisor Dana Kuchem at fellowships@osu.edu.
4:15 – 5:15 p.m., 100 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

April 14

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 Fulbright-Hays program director and recipients of Fulbright-Hays grants will discuss their experiences with the application process and share tips for successful grant application preparation.

  • Kirsten Hildonen, PhD candidate, Department of History, Fulbright-Hays Recipient
  • Catalina Hunt, PhD candidate, Department of History, Fulbright-Hays Recipient
  • Ian Lanzillotti, PhD, Department of History lecturer, Fulbright-Hays Recipient

Please register for this session and for more information, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue

Council for International Exchange of Scholars Webinar - Fulbright Opportunities in Environmental Science
Learn more about the hundreds of environmental science teaching and/or research opportunities offered through the 2015-2016 competition.
2 p.m., Register: cies.org/webinar

Fulbright-Hays: One-on-One Advising for Graduate Students
Graduate students can schedule an appointment to meet with Department of Education Fulbright-Hays DDRA Program Director to discuss possible application opportunities and answer questions regarding the Fulbright-Hays grant.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
2 - 4:30 p.m., 300B Oxley Hall

April 15

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 2016-2017 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, professor and head of Collection Description and Access Department - The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Lorraine S. Wallace, associate professor, Family Medicine, director, AHEC Clear Health Communication Program, College of Medicine
  • Moderated by: Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Ohio State campus representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program

Please register for this session and for more information, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue

Graduate School Open Office Hours
Katherine Eckstrand, director of fellowship services for the Graduate School, will hold open office hours to meet with graduate students interested in the 2016-2017 U.S. Student Fulbright IIE Program for graduate students.
Students may drop in or schedule an appointment by calling Jill Toft at 614-292-9490.
1 - 4 p.m., 250 University Hall

Research/Academic Study Information Session
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office will cover the basics of the Fulbright 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.
3 - 4 p.m., 201 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

English Teaching Assistantships 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.
4 - 5 p.m., 201 Kuhn Honors and Scholars House

April 16

Fulbright Scholar Program: One-on-One Advising for Faculty and Professional Staff
Faculty and professional staff are invited to meet with the Ohio State Fulbright Scholar Program campus representative to explore FY 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar grant opportunities and discuss the application process.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 300B Oxley Hall

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 and offer tips. The panel will include:

  • Lisa Voigt, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese, director of Graduate Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese - Fulbright (Core/Research) to Portugal
  • Stephen Petrill, professor, Department of Psychology - Fulbright (Core/Research) to Russia
  • Mark Failla, professor emeritus in Human Nutrition Program, Department of Human Sciences, Department of Food Science and Technology - Fulbright (Teaching/Research) to Thailand
  • Keira Willilams, program coordinator, Global Gateways, Office of International Affairs - Formerly Senior Program Associate with the Council for International Exchange of Scholars in Washington D.C.
  • Moderated by: Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Ohio State campus representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program

Please register for this session and for more information, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
1 - 2 p.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Avenue

April 17

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 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 seat.
1:45 - 3:15 p.m., 119 Campbell Hall (computer lab)

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 2016-2017 academic year 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, professor and head of Collection Description and Access Department - The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Lorraine S. Wallace, associate professor, Family Medicine, director, AHEC Clear Health Communication Program, College of Medicine
  • Moderated by: Joanna Kukielka-Blaser, Ohio State campus representative for the Fulbright Scholar Program

Please register for this session and for more information, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave.

learn more about the hundreds of Environmental Science teaching and/or research opportunities offered through the 2015-2016 competition. - See more at: http://www.cies.org/event/fulbright-opportunities-environmental-science#sthash.ARajdUKP.dpuf
learn more about the hundreds of Environmental Science teaching and/or research opportunities offered through the 2015-2016 competition. - See more at: http://www.cies.org/event/fulbright-opportunities-environmental-science#sthash.ARajdUKP.dpuf2 p.m., Register: cies.org/webinar