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Fulbright Open House

Thursday, March 21, 2024

1 PM – 3 PM  – Open House - Attend as you are able - Please RSVP

Honors College Room 106

You are invited to the Fulbright Open House in the Honors College, room 106. Learn more about funded opportunities to pursue teaching and/or research in over 135 countries. Build mutual understanding, advance knowledge across communities, and improve lives around the world.

The open house will provide information on Fulbright programs for US Scholars, Non-US Scholars, US Institutions and Students. Fulbright programs provide opportunities to travel abroad to conduct research, teach, or study. A panel discussion with Fulbright alumni will allow for insight from experienced Fulbrighters. Join us to learn more! Please RSVP.



1:00 - 1:30:      Fulbright Program Overview: 

Athena Mison Fulay, Assistant Director, Outreach & Recruitment, Fulbright Scholar Program

1:30 - 2:00:      Fulbright Scholar Alumni Panel:

Sanjay Asthana, Professor, School of Journalism and Strategic Media
Christoph Rosenmüller, Professor, Department of History
Mary Ellen Sloane, Professor, Walker Library 

2:00 - 2:30:     Fulbright Student Programs:

Laura Clippard, Honors College Coordinator 

2:30 -3:00:     Program Review and Networking 



Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2025-2026 Competition is open!

We are excited to announce the competition for Fulbright U.S. Scholar awards for the 2025-26 academic year!The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 unique fellowships to U.S. citizens to teach, research and conduct professional projects in more than 130 countries.Explore awards available in the 2025-26 competition. Faculty, researchers, artists and professionals in all disciplines can join the more than 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come  away with enhanced skills, new connections and greater mutual understanding.

Interested in a specific region? Note the upcoming webinars highlighting regional opportunities:

February 28: South and Central AsiaFebruary 29: East Asia and the PacificMarch 6: Europe and EurasiaMarch 13: Western HemisphereMarch 20: Sub-Saharan AfricaMarch 27: Middle East and North Africa 
View our webinar schedule for presentations throughout the year, sharing opportunities for specific regions, countries, and disciplines. 
We look forward to seeing you (virtually) in webinars throughout the year!  Note that any times listed for webinars or other live resource events are in U.S. Eastern standard time.  Can't join us live? All webinars and slides are archived on our site here.
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If you have questions about the Fulbright program, please contact:
Mary Ellen Sloane
MTSU Fulbright Liaison  
Email: MaryEllen.Sloane@mtsu.edu
Phone:  (615) 898-2526

View MTSU Scholar Awardees

Scholar Program Country  Discipline  Host Institution  Academic Year
Albakry, Mohammed  Morocco  Language Teaching Mohammed V Universit 2011-2012
Asthana, Sanjay India Communications University of Hyderabad 2020-2021
Clippard, Laura  Japan  Education The Japan-United States Educational Commission 2019-2020
Erenso, Daniel  Ethiopia  Physics Addis Ababa University 2016-2017
Foley, Sean  Malaysia  History  International Islamic University of Malaysia 2010-2011
Hidayati, Siti  Indonesia  Biology  University of Bengkulu 2013-2014
Pace, Richard  Brazil  Anthropology  Federal University of Para 2011-2012
Petersen, Karen  India  International Relations  United States-India Education Foundation (USIEF) 2019-2020
Reish, Gregory Mexico History University of Veracruz 2022-2023
Rosenmuller, Christoph Austria  History  Karl-Franzens-University of Graz 2017-2018
Rosenmuller, Christoph Mexico  History  College of Mexico 2014-2015
Rosenmuller, Christoph Mexico  History  The College of Mexico (El Colegio de Mexico) 2015-2016
Singh, Rohit India Theology/ Religion University of Delhi 2020-2021
Sloane, Mary Ellen Rwanda Library Science Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund 2022-2023