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This is the list of messages related to German at the University of Michigan. You generally receive these messages over the weekend via email, and you will see them posted on CTools (German Advising Mail). If you have any questions, please address them to the German advisors.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Fulbright Program for U.S. Students 2018-2019: Thursday, September 7, 12 p.m. (University of Michigan Campus Deadline)

The Institute of International Education (IIE), on behalf of the U.S. State Department, administers the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which makes fellowships available to approximately 1,900 U.S. students annually to study, conduct research, teach English, or train in the creative arts in more than 140 countries worldwide. This competition is administered on campus by the University of Michigan International Institute.

Eligibility Criteria: To apply for this program through the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus, applicants must
* Be U-M students or alumni, 
* Be U.S. citizens,
* Have completed an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the award,
* Demonstrate the language skills necessary to complete the proposed project. 

Enrolled students are required to apply through the University of Michigan.
Applicants must submit a completed Online Embark Application, which includes the following:
* Statement of Grant Purpose (single-spaced, 12-pt. font, a maximum of 2 pages for the full grant, a maximum of 1 page for the English Teaching Assistantship grant)
* Personal Statement (single-spaced, 12-pt. font, a maximum of 1 page)
* Three Letters of Recommendation (narrative letter for full grant, short answer for the ETA)
* Transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate work (if any)
* Foreign Language Evaluation, if language skills applicable to your project
* Letter(s) of Affiliation (strongly recommended for full grant, not applicable for English Teaching Assistantships)
* Supplementary Materials (creative and performing arts applicants only)

Website:  http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Information Sessions: Those interested in applying to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program are encouraged to attend the information sessions held by University of Michigan campus Fulbright Program Advisors. All interested applicants should attend a first step session (“Getting Started with your Application”) before attending the additional information sessions.

Students who miss the campus deadline may still apply through the University of Michigan, and advisors will work with you to meet the October 6, 2017 (5 p.m. EST) national deadline. However, those who do not meet the campus deadline forego the benefits of the campus interview.

University of Michigan Fulbright Program Advisors are available for walk-in advising. These will be on a first come, first served basis and will be dependent upon advisor availability. Walk-in advising dates, times and location can be found on the University of Michigan Fulbright U.S. Student Program Resource Page.

For questions, send email to: iifellowships-fulbright@umich.edu or call: (734) 763- 9200.

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