The Fulbright Program has sought the "promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science" since its founding the 1946. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the program
Grant benefits include:
To be eligible, a student must
All candidates for the Fulbright scholarships must be nominated by the University. Any student wishing to be nominated must arrange an appointment with the Fulbright Program Advisor, Sarah Hull, before beginning the application process by calling the Office of Global Education office at 330-672-7980. Following this appointment, the student must download the application materials from the Fulbright website and submit the materials online by the end of the first week of the fall semester.
After reviewing the application materials, the Fulbright Review Committee will interview all applicants before deciding on nominations. You will be informed of your status via email.
Students provide the names and email addresses of three recommenders in their on-line application. The system will then generate an email to each recommender giving them instructions on completing their online recommendation.
The recommendations should be from faculty members in the applicant's major field, but also from other professors who know the applicant well and can refer to their abilities relative to the proposed project. Guidelines for selecting references can be found at the Fulbright website.
A Foreign Language Evaluation (FLE) and Language Background Report are required for many countries where English is not the official language and/or English is not commonly spoken. Language proficiency is generally determined by the nature of the Fulbright project, but some countries require proficiency even if language proficiency is not required to complete the project. See the Fulbright Program website link for specific country requirements.
The Kent State University Fulbright Program Advisor will submit the completed application online by the Fulbright Program deadline in October.
Friday, First Week of Fall Semester
Deadline for application materials to program advisor
Deadline to submit online application
For more information and the application form, see http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html