The International Center is pleased to announce that Fulbright Awareness Week will be celebrated from March 1-5, 2021. In collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF 

Honors, the Graduate School, College of Arts, UF IFAS, College of Education, Levin College of Law, Career Connections Center, and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni Association, 

multiple informational sessions for scholars, faculty, and staff will provide opportunities to learn about Fulbright, the application process, and to hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students. Despite the changes brought about by the pandemic, the Fulbright mission remains the same and the International Center continues to support faculty and staff interested in exploring international exchange and collaborations through Fulbright.


Additionally, this year’s information sessions for faculty and staff interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will include Michelle Bolourchi, Outreach & Recruitment 

Specialist for the Fulbright Scholar Program at the Institute of International Education (IIE) in Washington, D.C.  Ms. Bolourchi will also be available for individual consultations with interested applicants. To schedule an individual consultation, please email




 “Virtual Reception” Networking and Introduction of new Fulbright Awardees

   March 1st 12:00-1:00 PM      


 How to Prepare a Successful Fulbright Application with Anna Calluori Holcombe, Greg Kiker & Robert Rhee (for faculty)

March 2nd, 2:00 – 3:30 PM         


Managing Fulbright Recruitment and Retention with Debra Anderson and Matt Mitterko (for staff)

March 3rd, 2:00-3:00 PM         


Fulbright Scholar Program Workshop

March 4th, 1:00-2:00 PM       


Teaching, Research, and Service to Enhance the NGO sector of South Korea: My Fulbright Experiences and Impacts – Lecture by Dr. Muthusami Kumaran, Associate Professor Family, Youth and Community Services.

March 5th, 12:00-1:00 PM           


 *One-on-one 15-min. sessions with Michelle Bolourchi (IIE) on Thursday, March 4th are available between 2:15-3:30 AM. Please contact to reserve time.

To register for any of our planned events, please complete this online form All events will be recorded in Zoom, and registering to a session implies consent to be recorded.

Fulbright grants and fellowships are available in all fields of study and in many world regions. 


For more information visit


To learn more about Fulbright programs and activities at UF, contact the appropriate Fulbright 



Kelly Medley              U.S. Student Program

Debra Anderson          Foreign Student Program

Claire Anumba                U.S. Scholar Program (UF Faculty)

Luis Johnson                  Visiting Scholar Program

Matt Mitterko                Non-resident Tuition Waiver

Swapna Kumar                       UF Fulbright Lecture Series Committee

Charlie Guy                                     North Florida Fulbright Alumni Chapter