University of Northern Iowa

July Fulbright Announcement

1) Deadline Approaching: Core Fulbright Scholar Program AY2014-15 - August 1, 2013

 This is a reminder that the application deadline for the core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for academic year 2014-2015 is rapidly approaching.  As you may be aware, the deadline is 11:59 PM, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, August 1, 2013.  Fulbright opportunities exist all around the globe.  This year the competition includes 580 awards in 6 regional and 133 country programs. The awards are both discipline-specific and “All Discipline,” including virtually every specialization.  Approximately 800 grants will result from this competition.  Further, there is a series of important innovations for 2014-2015, including Flex, Global TEFL, and postdoc/early career awards, and stipend increases for some programs.  The Fulbright Catalog of Awards and application are accessible only at the CIES website.  A number of helpful webinars about finding awards and completing the application are archived at  Please don’t hesitate to contact CIES if you have any questions.

2) Call for Discipline Reviewers

 IIE/CIES is currently recruiting reviewers for the Fulbright Discipline Peer Review selection process.  If you or a colleague is interested in serving the Fulbright Scholar Program in this capacity, please provide the name and contact information of anyone you believe we should consider serving on a committee.  For further information on what it means to be a Fulbright Discipline Peer Review committee member and a full list of available disciplines, please refer to the Peer Review website: or contact Douglass Hay at