The Fulbright program, the largest U.S. international exchange program, offers opportunities for students in graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. Students must have a B.A. or equivalent before the start of the grant and should have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country.
In 2014, Grand Valley State University was ranked as a Fulbright Top Producer.
Campus Deadline for Fulbright 2017-18: August 2016
Alumni offered U.S. Student Fulbright scholarships
Four Grand Valley alumni have been selected to serve as English Teaching Assistants for the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Program cycle. Read More
Grand Valley alumna awarded prestigious Fulbright research award
Lydia Benkert, a 2012 graduate from Grand Valley's theater program, is the first Grand Valley graduate to receive a prestigious U.S. Student Fulbright Study/Research Fellowship. Read More
Alumna Pursues Teaching Assistantship in Brazil
Grand Valley alumna Rylee Mielecki, '12, of Grand Rapids has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to pursue a U.S. student teaching assistantship in Brazil. Mielecki graduated with a degree in anthropology. Mielecki was one of 120 students selected nationally as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Brazil. She will teach English in Brazil from March through November as part of a comprehensive plan to increase the quality and quantity of English teaching in Brazil before the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. Read more
Alumna Named Fulbright Student English Teaching Assistant
Grand Valley alumna Kelsey Schoenborn, '12, of Coopersville has been awarded a Fulbright grant to pursue a U.S. student teaching assistantship in Brazil. Schoenborn was one of 120 students selected nationally as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Brazil. She will teach English from March through November 2014 as part of a comprehensive plan to increase the quality and quantity of English teaching in Brazil before the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. Read more
Students Earn Fulbright Scholarships
Two students at Grand Valley have received Fulbright scholarships to serve as teaching assistants overseas. Another student was named an alternate. Rikki Brown, of West Olive, and Sean Duffie, of Brighton, earned Student Fulbright Scholarships and will teach English classes in Russia and Spain, respectively. Shaynon Munn of Grand Rapids was named an alternate and could teach classes in Rwanda. Read More
Fulbright Winner Teaches Abroad
Unlike so many, Laura Kennedy has always loved math. The Grand Valley alumna earned a masters degree in general education with advanced content specialization in mathematics. She said she plans to use her degree to eventually conduct research in mathematics education. Read more