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Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Info Session
Friday, February 19th, 12 noon - 1pm
Cathedral of Learning
12th floor Room 1228
University of Pittsburgh

Background:
3-month, 6-month, 1-year, & 2-year scholarships abroad to promote international understanding.Undergraduate and graduate students (must have completed at least two years of university coursework or equivalent professional experience prior to beginning scholarship studies).

Dr. Jeffrey Klink, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholars Chair for District 7300 of Rotary International, is hosting this info seminar. You will hear from a current visiting Rotary Scholar, a returned Scholar, and Dr. Klink, and they will answer any questions that you might have
Please RSVP to rreilly@pitt.edu by Feb. 19th, 9 AM.  Light refreshments will be served.

FULBRIGHT INFO SESSIONS
Wednesday, February 24
 4:30 PM - 5:30 pm  McKenna, UC

Wednesday, April 21
4:30 PM - 5:30 pm Peter Room, UC

Background:
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program--administered by the Institute for International Education--offers grants for U.S. students to study, research, and teaching assistantships abroad.
--Eligibility: seniors, graduate students, and alumni
--U.S. citizenship required

Why should I attend?
--Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students, and Alumni, now is the best time to begin preparing your application to meet the SEPTEMBER 16, 2010 campus deadline.
--Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to attend and start investigating this prestigious opportunity.
--Students who will study abroad this summer and next year will benefit from advice regarding networking and finding institutional support which is required for application to the Fulbright Program.

More information: Fulbright US Program

INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP INFORMATION SESSION

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - McKenna, UC


Background:
Fellowships are available for students to study, conduct research or intern abroad in the summer months or during the semester at various locations worldwide.  Opportunities are also available for international post-graduate study or research.  These range from the Fulbright Scholarship to the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to the Luce Scholarship and many others.

Who should attend?
Juniors, seniors, graduate students who are interested in the Fulbright Scholarship, and alumni.  Now is the best time to consider the opportunities in preparation for submission next fall.  Sophomores and freshmen are encouraged to attend to explore some of these prestigious opportunities.  Students who will study abroad the summer and next year will benefit from learning how their current studies might lead to other opportunities in the near future.