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K-State Today

September 7, 2016

K-State alumnus Lee Rivers to present Fulbright information session

Submitted by Miranda Moore

Lee Rivers, from the Institute of International Education, will share information about the Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in 206 K-State Student Union.

The Fulbright funds an academic year of international experience for U.S. citizens, and is open to graduating seniors and graduate students. With more than 1,900 awards available, the Fulbright is a terrific opportunity to study, conduct international research or work as an English teaching assistant abroad.

Rivers is a K-State graduate and currently the assistant manager for outreach and special projects for the Institute of International Education. He will share information about the purpose of the Fulbright program, the range of opportunities available and how to create a strong application. Interested students of all ages are encouraged to attend.

Students unable to attend that are interested in applying are encouraged to contact Jim Hohenbary, director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships. For contact information, please visit the website.