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Jayhawks named semifinalists for student Fulbright awards

Eight University of Kansas students and one alumna have advanced to the semifinalist round for Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, which will provide funding to study, conduct research or teach English abroad for the 2024-2025 academic year.

2024 international travel grants open for faculty and graduate students

KU International Affairs is accepting proposals and applications for travel grants that support faculty and graduate student research and collaboration abroad. The deadline for submitting proposals and applications is March 6. Grant recipients will be notified by the end of April. 

Jacque Eidson Receives Fulbright Specialist Award to France

Jacque Eidson, a lecturer in the University of Kansas School of Professional Studies, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to travel to France, where she will present on fintech.

15 KU Students Named 2024 Global Scholars

From around the world and across diverse academic units, 15 University of Kansas second-year students have been selected as the 2024 cohort of Global Scholars. In its 13th year, the Global Scholars Program recognizes and encourages undergraduate students who have an interest in international…

International Education Week Recognizes Importance of Global Connections

The University of Kansas is joining higher education institutions across the country to celebrate International Education Week, which runs through Nov. 17. A joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, the week promotes programs that prepare those in…

Rafe Brown is inaugural recipient of KUIA Advisory Board International Research Award

As a leader in equitable and collaborative international research and education, Rafe Brown, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is the inaugural recipient of the KU International Affairs Advisory Board International Research Award. The award recognizes faculty members who provide…

Former ISS Director Receives NAFSA International Volunteer Award

Chuck Olcese, former director of International Support Services, was recognized with the International Volunteer of the Year Award at the NAFSA Region II Conference in Lawrence last month. Olcese, who was at KU from 2012 to 2020, was recognized for his work with migrant and refugee populations…

Two KU Doctoral Students Receive Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Award

Two doctoral candidates at the University of Kansas have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award, receiving a combined $92,000 to conduct research in South America. Pere DeRoy, a doctoral candidate in women, gender & sexuality studies, received $…

International Support Services Kicks Off New International Program Series

This fall, International Support Services is launching the Atlas Series, biweekly programs that will encourage international and domestic students to share their culture and build community at KU.

KU Welcomes 12 International Fulbright Students and Teaching Assistants

This academic year the University of Kansas welcomed eight international students as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and four Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants.

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