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The US-UK Fulbright Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Nigel Sheinwald as Chairman of their board of Commissioners. He will take up the role on 1 September 2016 for a three-year term.
At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the US and educational service providers. Now in its 39th year, College Day is the largest American university fair in the UK.
If you did not receive a place at a UK university, you may be interested in other options such as studying or working abroad.
The 2015-16 US Fulbright scholars finished their time in the UK with the annual EndCap event in July. This year’s event was hosted by The Glasgow School of Art.
During the 2015-16 academic year, 73 American scholars completed research, lectured or studied at institutions across the UK as part of the prestigious US-UK Fulbright Commission scholarship exchange programme.
Fulbright Awards provide generous grants for study, research and lecturing in the USA. All-discipline awards provide funding for individuals to pursue any academic subject at any accredited US higher education institution. The Commission also offers a variety of awards in specific subjects and at specific institutions in the US.
The 2016 Fulbright Lecture on International Relations, hosted by Pembroke College, University of Oxford was given by Professor Michael Ignatieff, the Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics & Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.
The distinguished lecture - in association with the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Fulbright Association and the Lois Roth Endowment - took place at 5pm on Friday 10 June in the Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke College.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce that applications for the 2017-18 Postgraduate and Scholar Awards programme will be open from 1 August until 6 November 2016.
The 2016-17 British Fulbright Scholars enjoyed three days of orientation to help them prepare for their time in the US. They heard discussions about American culture and politics, mingled at a reception hosted by US Ambassador Matthew Barzun and received advice from past awardees.
The Subject, a new play by Fulbright Lusk Memorial Fellowship Awardee Carolyn Kras, tells the story of Princess Sophia's fight for justice amidst a sexual assault cover-up.
66 state school students from across the UK have won places and funding to prestigious US universities – including all eight Ivy Leagues colleges - after taking part in the Sutton Trust US Programme.
Of the successful students, 83% are in the first generation of their families to attend university and a majority come from households earning less than £25k a year. This is the most successful year of the programme since its creation five years ago.
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