OSSP Information Sessions
The Office of Special Scholarship Programs offers scholarship information sessions designed around highlighting awards for different disciplines, certain groups and finally, to highlight the nationally-competitive awards we work with students on. Session times vary over a semester. The sessions will cover the process of understanding the requirements of internal and external awards, will highlight upcoming deadlines and discuss the preparation of a strong application.
When sessions are available: OSSP will announce via the listserv and on this page when sessions will be held. Once a session is announced that you want to attend, contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or email@example.com. If you CANNOT attend a session, contact OSSP to make an individual appointment with Beth Powers, director.
SPRING 2013 INFORMATION SESSIONS
UIC U.S. FULBRIGHT WEEK
The Fulbright programs offer exciting opportunities for students and faculty to study, research and/or teach abroad. The U.S. Fulbright Program is a great source of funding to support placement in over 150 countries all over the world. Join us for one or more of these informative sessions on what the Fulbright offers.
Monday, April 8, 3-4PM, 2550 UH
U.S. Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Session
This session will focus on the English Teaching Assistant grant and offer tips on applying.
Tuesday, April 9, 12PM, Institute for the Humanities, SH basement
Faculty and the Fulbright and Beyond
UIC faculty members have a strong record with the Fulbright Scholarship and in mentoring students. Joseph Graff from IIE will give a faculty-focused overview of all Fulbright programs. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, April 9, 1pm, Institute for the Humanities, SH basement
Fulbright opportunities for students
Join us as Joseph Graff from IIE presents on Fulbright opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.
Wednesday, April 10, 4pm, UH 1501
Returned Fulbright Fellow Panel: How was your Fulbright year?
UIC Fulbright Fellows return to campus to discuss their experiences, application advice and impact of the grant.
Thursday, April 11, noon, UH 650
Graduate Students and the Fulbright
Guidance on preparing to apply from a graduate student centered perspective.
Friday, April 12, noon, BH 121
Fulbright Student Scholarship Information Session
Focused on undergraduate students, this session will discuss teaching vs. full grants and guidance on applying.
Wednesday, April 17, 4pm, SPH 1001
**Professional Program Students and the Fulbright
Fulbright information for students in medicine, public health, social work, nursing, dentistry and other professional programs. RSVP at email@example.com
For information about Fulbright webinars and information sessions at the Chicago IIE office, check the website:
Questions about the Fulbright?
Graduate College students:
contact Marie Khan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Undergraduate & professional program students:
contact Beth Powers at email@example.com
contact Nora Bonnin at firstname.lastname@example.org