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Find out more about Fulbright

Fulbright Campus Representatives:

Appalachian State University's current  campus representatives for the Fulbright Scholar program are Dr. Jeanne Dubino and Dr. Nina-Jo Moore.

Fulbright workshop slides and audio:

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) offers campus workshops, including a recent "Fulbrights: International Connections for a Lifetime" workshop at Appalachian State on February 25-26, 2014. Slides and an audio recording of a typical Fulbright campus workshop are available on the Fulbright Scholar Virtual Toolkit page.

Fulbright Programs:

  • For faculty members who want to teach or conduct research abroad
    The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 1,100 American scholars and professionals per year to approximately 125 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
  • For faculty members interested in a shorter trip abroad
    The Fulbright Specialists Program, a short-term complement to the traditional Fulbright Scholar Program, sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning and related subjects at overseas academic institutions for a period of two to six weeks.
  • For faculty members who want to contribute to a multidisciplinary research team
    The Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program will bring together a network of junior scholars, professionals and mid-career applied researchers from the United States, Brazil and other Western Hemisphere nations for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. The five themes, as of February 2014, are: Renewable Energy, including Micro-Grid Innovations; Social and Behavioral Adaptation to Climate Change; Measuring Climate Change and its Impact (Metrics and Standards); Climate Change and Biodiversity;Climate Change and Food and Water Security.
  • For students and recent graduates
    The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year.
  • For K-14 teachers, faculty, and students involved in the field of education
    The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program is a direct one-to-one exchange of approximately 120 teachers from primary and secondary schools. The Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program supports U.S. individuals and organizations engaged in research and training efforts related to non-western foreign languages and area studies.
  • For administrators, international education advocates, and anyone interested in bringing visiting scholars to campus
    International Education Administrators (IEA) two-week seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials learn about a host country's higher education system and culture while establishing networks of U.S. and international colleagues. Multiple Visiting Scholar and Scholar-in-Residence programs allow U.S. institutions to bring international scholars and professionals to their schools for short visits or long-term appointments.