Postgraduate International Scholarships

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Fulbright US Student Programs

Did you know that five recent graduates from Goucher were selected as Fulbright awardees for 2017-18? We're celebrating their success and want you to know that Goucher students are great candidates for the Fulbright: https://blogs.goucher.edu/magazine/record-fulbright-recipients/

For those of you planning to apply for a Fulbright in Fall 2018, here's your "to-do" list for the summer:

  1. If you haven't already, commit some time to researching your preferred program and country at https://us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/getting-started. Let Jennifer White know your program & country of interest before May 15th, 2018 via email (jennifer.white@goucher.edu ). 
  2. Review the application components and create your online application profile (follow the link to "Embark Online Application" on the lower left side of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program website): https://us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/application-components
  3. Start drafting your personal statement and statement of grant purpose now - they take a lot of work! Send both drafts to Jennifer White via email at Jennifer.white@goucher.edu by July 15th. She will make some suggested revisions for you well in advance of the Sept. 10 campus deadline. You will need to share these essays with your recommenders so they are able to write strong letters of reference for you. Remember, you will be able to edit the essays after your campus interview and before the national deadline (October 9, 2018).
  4. Contact your faculty recommenders and let them know you will be sending them your draft statements in early August. Please, please, please let them know their recommendation letters (for study/research) or forms (for ETA) must be submitted online by September 10 (NOT the national October 9th deadline!) Faculty have told us that several weeks' notice is necessary to write a quality letter, so please help your recommenders help you by giving them lots of advance notice. If a language evaluation is required for your program, you may ask the same professor to complete a language evaluation and a recommendation. For ETA applicants only, you may select some non-academic recommenders who have knowledge of your teaching/leadership abilities.
  5. Make time for a webinar offered by Fulbright, and carefully review the "Application Tips" section of their website: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/application-tips  and https://us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/information-sessions - please note, there are several webinars that are free and will be super helpful to you!  

 

Eligibility: Must be a U.S. Citizen at time of application and either a graduating senior or recent alum
Amount: Varies by research proposal and country
Deadline for 2019-2020 Awards: September 10, 2018 (campus deadline) 
                                                            National Deadline: Oct. 9, 2018
Fulbright Program Advisor: Jennifer White 

More Information:  https://us.fulbrightonline. org/fulbright-us-student- program


CIC Davies-Jackson Scholarship

(Study at St. John's College at the University of Cambridge in England)
Requirements: Must be a graduating senior with a 3.7 GPA and is among the first generation of their families to graduate from college. 
Amount: valued approximately at $50,000 
Applications are accepted in the following subjects: Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; Human, Social and Political Sciences (includes politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, and archaeology); Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences. 
Deadline: October 21, 2016 
Contact: Stephen Gibson
View more information about the CIC Davies-Jackson Scholarship


George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen who is 18 years old, but not yet 30 and have a bachelor's degree before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar in Ireland.
Benefits: The Mitchell Scholarship provides full tuition, housing, and a monthly living stipend (currently $1250 USD) for up to one year of post-graduate academic study in Ireland.
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Contact: Leslie Lewis, Campus Fellowship Advisor
View more information about the George J. Mitchell Scholarship


OIS Contact

Office of International Studies

410.337.6455
205 Dorsey Center
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21204
http://www.goucher.edu/goingglobal

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