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Faculty Fulbright Accelerator

Teach, research, or work on projects in over 135 countries!



Date & Time

April 30, 2024, 12:00 pm1:00 pm


Learn about the 2025-2026 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program at a virtual workshop for UMBC faculty in all disciplines interested in this prestigious fellowship program, the flagship educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Fulbright offers opportunities for faculty to teach, conduct research, or carry out professional projects in over 135 different countries.

Dr. Brian Souders, Associate Director of Global Learning in UMBC's Center for Global Engagement, and Fulbright Scholar Liaison, will discuss support for faculty applicants. He will also discuss strategies for preparing strong Fulbright applications, initiating outreach to international host institutions, as well as other advice for interested faculty.

Dr. Sarah Leupen, Principal Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences, will share her experiences as a Fulbright Scholar teaching courses and training faculty in evidence-based science pedagogy at Charles University Medical School in the Czech Republic.

This year's application cycle opened in mid-February, and it closes on September 16, 2024.

Please click “Going Virtually” below to reserve your seat for this session, and we will send you a Google calendar invitation with a WebEx link one hour before the session. If you register less than an hour before the session, you will receive the WebEx link when you register. Please email fdc@umbc.edu if you have any questions. If you have registered and find that you can no longer attend, please kindly release your spot so that others may attend.