Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships Virtual Information Sessions Summer 2021

 Are you interested in studying, researching, or teaching abroad? Curious about support for graduate study in the US? Seeking opportunities for competitive, prestigious internships in Washington DC and elsewhere? Join us for Thursday afternoon Virtual Information Sessions available through the summer, led by the GVSU Office of Fellowships. During these sessions you will learn about fellowship opportunities such as the Fulbright US Student programs (English Teaching Assistantships and Study/Research Abroad), the Critical Language Scholarship, graduate support through the Pickering, Payne and Rangel Fellowships, the Goldwater Scholarship for STEM students, the Boren Awards for intensive language study, and more. The first session will be held May 13th. 

Summer Info Sessions for website

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021 at 2p.m.
FULBRIGHT US STUDENT PROGRAM (ETA AND S/R) OVERVIEW

Interested in teaching English abroad as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA)? Curious about the Fulbright Study/Research (S/R) grants for US students seeking support for independent research or graduate study abroad? Join the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships for an informal information session to learn more

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021 at 2 p.m.
STEM OPPORTUNITIES: NSF-GRFP, DAAD-RISE, SMART, ORISE, NOAA HOLLINGS, UDALL, GOLDWATER AND MORE

Are you majoring in a STEM discipline? Do you love research? Are you interested in internships that may open doors to graduate study and careers in federal service? Join us for an overview of the many STEM-focused fellowships available - some for undergraduates and some for graduate study (for which you can apply in your senior year, and some for focused, immersive lab and field summer internships with major labs in the US and beyond!

THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2021 at 2 p.m.
TEACHING ENGLISH ABROAD

The Office of Fellowships is conducting an informational about fellowships that support the experience of teaching abroad: the English Open Doors Program in Chile, Teach and Learn with Georgia, Teach for Thailand, North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain and many more!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2021 at 2 p.m. 
PAYNE, RANGEL, PICKERING (FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDY IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FOREIGN SERVICE AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FIELDS)

Are you interested in working for the US State Department or the US Agency for International Development (USAID)? These competitive, prestigious fellowships provide financial support for graduate study plus internships (in DC and abroad) leading to careers in the fields of foreign service and international development. These are life-changing opportunities. Join us to learn more!

THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2021 at 2 p.m.
CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP (CLS) AND BOREN AWARDS

Join us to learn more about these outstanding, prestigious opportunities to immerse yourself in languages of critical need to the United States through summer or summer+fall programs. These are distinctive experiences - great opportunities in themselves as well as gateways to further awards (CLS is a notable 'feeder' experience for successful Fulbright applicants) and careers in federal service (the Boren Awards, in particular, are career-formative awards for students interested in intelligence and security fields within U.S. agencies and departments).

THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2021 at 2 p.m.
IIE GILMAN, FUND FOR EDUCATION ABROAD, IIE FREEMAN-ASIA (COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIPS TO HELP DEFRAY THE COST OF STUDY ABROAD)

Planning to study abroad on a GVSU-approved program? Interested in exploring external, competitive, prestigious programs of support for international study? Join us to learn more!

THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2021 at 2 p.m.
OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Are you majoring in one of the arts or one of the humanities disciplines? Have you considered summer research in one of the major library collections in the US? A residency in an arts guild or artists' retreat? Have you thought about teaching overseas after graduation? Join us to learn more about fellowship opportunities directly connected with scholarship and creative work in the arts and humanities.

THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021 at 2 p.m.
PUBLIC AND NON-PROFIT ADMIN, SOCIAL SCIENCES, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS OPPORTUNITIES (INCLUDING SERVICE ABROAD, HUMAN RIGHTS, PUBLIC SERVICE, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT)

Many competitive national fellowships support students committed to engagement in the world, advancing social science research interests, developing skills in public service and international diplomacy, exploring and carrying forward the work of nonprofits in humanitarian, peace & justice, civic engagement and governance arenas. Join us to learn more about the many exciting opportunities available to you through intern/nationally competitive fellowships!

THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2021 at 2 p.m.
TEACHING ENGLISH ABROAD

The Office of Fellowships is conducting an informational about fellowships that support the experience of teaching abroad: The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET), English Program in Korea (EPIK), Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), US Teaching Assistantships at Austrian Secondary Schools (USTA), and many more! Please consider attending this event because fellowship-sponsored experiences like these open doors for future careers - they are great experiences in themselves and will stand out on your resume and broaden your cultural humility and intercultural skills.