Fulbright Scholar program coverage guidelines

These are general guidelines for the submission of information about Fulbright awards for coverage on various Penn State Newswires and on Penn State News.

U.S. Fulbright Scholar programs

Core Fulbright Scholar Program
The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
COVERAGE: Brief on Faculty and Staff Newswire, linking to full story and photo on News.

Fulbright Specialist Program
The Fulbright Specialist Program is designed to provide short-term academic opportunities (two to six weeks) for U.S. faculty and professionals. Shorter grant lengths give Specialist greater flexibility to pursue a grant that works best with their current academic or professional commitments.
COVERAGE: Included in awards and achievements listing on the Faculty and Staff Newswire.

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program
Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be senior scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record.
COVERAGE: Brief on Faculty and Staff Newswire, linking to full story and photo on News.

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program
These IEA seminars are designed to introduce participants to the society, culture and higher education systems in Germany, India, Japan or Korea through campus visits, meetings with foreign colleagues and government officials, attendance at cultural events and briefings on education. Participants gain new perspective on the need to internationalize U.S. campuses and insight into how it can be done.
COVERAGE: Included in awards and achievements listing on the Faculty and Staff Newswire.

Fulbright German Studies Seminar Program
Participate in a group seminar on current German society and culture. Participants in this seminar gain a firsthand look into how Germany’s political, economic and cultural systems deal with contemporary issues. For U.S. scholars, the engagement in substantive dialogue with political, academic, scientific, journalistic and cultural leaders in Germany can strengthen research and teaching.
COVERAGE: Included in awards and achievements listing on the Faculty and Staff Newswire.

Fulbright NEXUS Regional Scholar Program
The Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program will bring together a network of junior scholars, professionals and mid-career applied researchers from the United States and other Western Hemisphere nations for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience.
COVERAGE: Included in awards and achievements listing on the Faculty and Staff Newswire.

Non-U.S. Fulbright Scholar Programs

Core Scholar Program
Each year some 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States.
COVERAGE: Annual roundup story in Faculty and Staff Newswire and News, compiled by the Office of Global Programs.

Occasional Lecturer Fund
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) provides travel awards through the Occasional Lecturer Fund, which enable Fulbright Visiting Scholars who are currently in the U.S. to accept guest lecturing invitations at colleges and universities.
COVERAGE: Included in awards and achievements listing on the Faculty and Staff Newswire.

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Last Updated April 29, 2013