Fulbright Week 2020

Fulbright Week: February 11-13, 2020

Appalachian State University is hosting Fulbright Week 2020, an annual event organized and supported by multiple partners across campus, including administrative offices and faculty. A plethora of events have been planned to help share the many opportunities available to you through Fulbright, answer questions you have about the program, and help you prepare a strong Fulbright application. 

The week is sponsored by the Office of International Education and Development, the Office of Research, Nationally Competitive Scholarships, and the Center for Academic Excellence.

We look forward to seeing you many times during this week!


Faculty Workshops

Please register for the sessions you plan to attend.

Tuesday, February 11, 8am-10am in 226 Linville Falls, PSU: App State Fulbright Alumni Breakfast. Invitation only 

Tuesday, February 11, 10:30am-11:30am in 415 Rough Ridge, PSU: How Appalachian Supports your Fulbright 

Wednesday, February 12, 9am-10:30am in 415 Rough Ridge, PSU: Getting started: Developing the Idea, Identifying a Location, Making the Right Connections 

Wednesday, February 12, 11am-12:30pm in 415 Rough Ridge, PSU: Fulbright Scholar Opportunities -- An overview

Wednesday, February 12, 2pm-3:30pm in 415 Rough Ridge, PSUFulbright Special Programs -- Specialist, Global, Flex, IEA

Wednesday, February 12, 4:30pm- 6pm in the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts: Faculty Scholar Reception

Thursday, February 13, 11am-12:30pm Consultation location: 253 Linville Caverns, PSU: Individual Consultations. *Appointment is required* 20 minutes each appointment. Sign up here

Thursday, February 13, 3:30pm-5pm in 137B Macrae Peak, PSU:Fitting a Family into a Fulbright--It’s Feasible! 

Wednesday, February 19, 9:30am-11:30am and 3:00pm-4:00 pm, PSU 165 Elk Knob: Individual Consultations with Grant Stream, Outreach and Recruitment Officer, Institute of International Education - Fulbright Student and Scholar Programs. *Appointment is required* 20 minutes each appointment- Sign up here

Friday, March 20, 10am-12pm in 319 Bass Lake, PSU: Let’s Start Writing -- practical writing sessions


 A printable version of the schedule can be found here.




Student Workshops

Wednesday, February 12, 11am-12pm in 413, PSU: Fulbright Student Award Information Session with Joanie Andruss, Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships.

Are you a current undergraduate or graduate student interested receiving a fully-funded award to study, teach, research or pursue other creative endeavors in one of over 140 countries?  Attend this session to learn more about Fulbright Student Awards, tips for applying, and how NCS support you.  Hear from current applicants and leave inspired to pursue these amazing opportunities!


Wednesday, February 12, 3pm-4pm in 413 Linn Cove, PSU: Fulbright Student Advising Drop-in Hour with Joanie Andruss, Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships.

Did you miss the Fulbright Student Information Session or have specific questions that you would like to ask?  Are you wondering if this is an opportunity for you?  Pop by Linn Cove anytime during this hour to have an informal advising session where your individual questions can be answered.


Thursday, February 13, 12pm-1pm in 137B Macrae Peak, PSU: Fulbright Student Writing Workshop with Joanie Andruss, Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships.  Pre-Register Here to reserve a spot. Pizza will be provided!

Are you interested in applying for a Fulbright Student Award, but want to learn more about the application process or get started on your writing?  Attend this session to learn techniques for creating compelling essays and learn more specific details about the application process.  It is highly recommended that you have a general understanding of the Fulbright award and potential ideas of what you might like to do or where you might like to travel, but you don't need to have started writing yet!


Fulbright Student Advising Appointments- Multiple Dates through January and February. Register here


 A printable version of the schedule can be found here.