Monthly Archives: February 2014

TedxFulbright April 5th, 2014 Washington, DC



Announcing the 2014 TEDxFulbright Conference




Interested in applying to Fulbright? Deadline August 1st, 2014


I was checking the eligibility requirements for Fulbright for a colleague-

I found out: ” As of academic year 2014-15, there will be no lifetime limits on Fulbright Scholar grants. In addition, there will be no required waiting period between Fulbright Scholar grants.”

Here is a website to start exploring your next Fulbright


NJ Fulbright Meeting- March 1st at 1:30pm.

Please RSVP 
in order to order right amount of food. THANK YOU.

NJ Fulbright Spring 2014 meeting will be on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 1:30 -4 pm. It will be  held at the Hamilton club- Hamilton Club Building is located at 32 Church Street in Paterson, New Jersey. GPS Users – Please use 203 Ellison St, Paterson NJ 07505

It is located in PCCC campus. Here is the campus Map-

The program will focus on Fulbright Students and Scholars in a panel presentation.

  • Nisreen Rajab  “Appreciate the Difference” Fulbright Student Scholar from Jordan
  • Sebastian Falk “A Saxon in the US” Fulbright Student Scholar from Germany” He is a current Fulbright Grantee. He was born on the 13th on June 1990 in Chemnitz (Germany). He studied Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and graduated in March 2013. After that Sebastian went in August 2013 to the USA to obtain the Master’s degree in Power and Energy Systems at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
  • Emily Apisa  “Teaching in Turkey: A Fulbright ETA’s Experience” Fulbright Student Scholar to Turkey. After graduating from La Salle University in 2011 with her Bachelor’s Degree, she was selected to be an English Teaching Assistant at Afyon Kocatepe University in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey for the 2011-2012 school year. She is currently a Sending Operations Coordinator at AFS Intercultural Programs, an organization that facilitates study abroad programs primarily for high school students.
  • Jessica Martin  “From Erzurum” Fulbright Student Scholar to Turkey. She was a 2011-2012 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) at Atatürk University in Erzurum, Turkey.  She is currently enrolled in NYU Steinhardt’s Master’s in International Education program and received her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in 2010.  She currently works as a Budget Assistant at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies and aspires to transition into working with exchange programs upon completion of her Master’s.
  • As well as presentations by Bridges of Hope Project- BOHP- Bahar Sevin Buber will outline BOHP initiatives.
Followed by a short board meeting.
For lunch, middle eastern food will be delivered around 1:15pm. by Oz Karadeniz Restaurant in Paterson.

Peace, Melda

Melda N. Yildiz

President, New Jersey Chapter, Fulbright Association

For more information regarding the program please email –

Fulbright Association
1320 19 St, NW, Suite 350
Washington DC 20036

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