Conversations with Fulbright Scholar Virginia Blanton (Belgium, 2023-24)
Faculty Commons, Newcomb Hall – Monday, November 27th at Noon

Dr. Virginia Blanton, University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, will join us from Belgium (via Zoom) where she is currently serving as Fulbright Scholar. Ginny is at the Ruusbroec Institute in Antwerp and is researching the work of English nuns who sought refuge in Catholic Flanders during the Protestant Reformation. She will share her insights as a Fulbright Scholar, her experiences collaborating with colleagues at the Ruusbroec Institute, and her adventures living in Belgium. Join us at the Faculty Commons, Newcomb Hall, for a conversation with Ginny on Monday, November 27th at Noon.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is closed. The 2025-26 Competition opens in February, 2024.
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“The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 awards in more than 135 countries for U.S. citizens to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world. College and university faculty, as well as artists and professionals from a wide range of fields can join over 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding. ”

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program: Virtual Information Session
Wednesday, November 15th 4-5pm
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The Fulbright U.S. Student Program expands perspectives through academic and professional advancement and cross-cultural dialogue. In partnership with more than 140 countries worldwide, Fulbright offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic disciplines to passionate and accomplished graduate college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals from all backgrounds. Program participants pursue graduate study, conduct research, or teach English abroad.

During this virtual information session, you will first hear from Fulbright Staff and Alumni Ambassadors about the Program’s history, eligibility, award types, award benefits, and application components and tips. After the general presentation, you will join a breakout room with the Fulbright Program Advisor on your campus, who will cover institution specific details, such as campus resources, deadlines and next steps.