OSSP is pleased to announce that the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes applications are now open for 2014. These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer program. UIC students can receive assistance with their applications by contacting Sheena Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes
Deadlines: February 27 or March 6 (depending on location)
Eligibility: U.S. citizens with 2 years of undergraduate study left; 3.5 GPA or higher
Award description: Participants in the 2014 UK Fulbright Summer Institutes will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.
There are nine Summer Programmes available for US students in 2014 and candidates apply for one of their choosing. The Summer Institute will cover the majority of the participant costs. This includes round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the University, accommodation and social programming, subsistence e.g. food and drink.
Participants in these programmes will:
- Experience an exciting academic program at a top ranked UK University
- Explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK
- Develop their learning skills, improving presentation, research and communication skills
- Become an ambassador for studying in the United Kingdom, and for the prestigious internationally renowned UK universities.
- Develop their knowledge in the academic programme of their choice, be taught by world leaders in their field and receive credit they can transfer to their US University.
If you would like more information, please visit the website below or contact:
Valerie Schreiner, Programme Coordinator--Summer Institutes
The US-UK Fulbright Commission
How to apply: UIC students should review the website, select the program that most suits their interest and follow up with Sheena Miller, email@example.com.