IUCARECompetitive Awards and Research

Upcoming deadlines/events:


May 31 - Deadline for the Schwarzman scholarship China application system

Summer Conferences for Undergraduates:

Public Service - June 7 - Denver

Ethics and Practice - June 15 - DC

Public Trust and Public Policy - June 15 - Malibu

Social Justice in Public Service - June 22 - Los Angeles

Leadership, Sustainability, Equity in Urban Communities - July 20 - DC


Fulbright Scholarship

Campus deadline: Monday September 3, 2018

National deadline: Tuesday October 9, 2018



The US student Fulbright grant program provides funding for about 1600 Fulbright grants that fund round trip transportation, living expenses and insurance for research in all disciplines and for teaching English. See the list of countries on the Fulbright US Student website for a list of all participating countries. There are a variety of types of Fulbright grants and the application tips section provides summaries of the types and tips for applying. 


Spring 2018 Events

'Fulbright Friday' Information Sessions

The next competition cycle starts on April 2. 'Fulbright Friday' information sessions about the program will take place on the following Fridays in April:   

  • April 6
  • April 13
  • April 20

The sessions will be held from 4:00pm - 5:00pm on those days in room 108 of the Hutton Honors College (7th & Woodlawn). All students are welcome to attend and no RSVP is necessary.

Fulbright Application Crash Course

Students who plan on applying in fall 2018 can take part in this crash course where everyone in the course will initiate and begin completing the online Fulbright application at the same time. The course will be held on Thursday April 26 from 4:30 - 5:30 in room 250 of the Radio and TV Builiding (between SGIS and the Fine Arts Building).

The course is held in a computer lab and space is limited. Send RSVP by email to Paul Fogleman (


Direct quesitons about the Fulbright application to your respective representatives:

Paul Fogleman (; 812-855-3948) is the representative for undergraduate students.

Graduate students should contact Duke Gatsos in the University Graduate School (; 812-855-1362).