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Webinar: Fulbright for Students with Disabilities


Learn how you can travel overseas to study, do research, and/or teach English as a Fulbright student and receive disability accommodations you may need.

Join staff from the U.S. Department of State, Fulbright, Mobility International USA (MIUSA), and a Fulbright alum to learn more about Fulbright and access for students with disabilities.

What: Fulbright info session for applicants with disabilities

When: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Time: 12-1pm (PT)/3-4pm (ET)

How: Register from GoTo Webinar

The NCDE shares many stories of people with disabilities participating in the Fulbright progam, such as Christie Gilson and her story on Disability Research in Hong Kong.

Are you ready to start your Fulbright journey? Tune into the webinar to learn more! 

Fulbright Program Overview:

  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students.
  • A network of over 1,650 volunteer Fulbright Program Advisers on campuses nationwide assist in the recruitment and advisement of applicants.
  • IIE convenes National Screening Committees in the subsections of academics, arts, and English Teaching Assistantships to review applications by world region or discipline. These committees recommended applications for final consideration in the host country.
  • Final award selection will be made by the supervising agency in the host country and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange is a project of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries, and is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.

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