The Fulbright Hays competition is now open.

Dear <<First Name>>:

I am writing because in the past you have expressed an interest in applying for the Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant.  The US Department of Education has opened the Fulbright Hays competition for FY 2018.  You can find information about the current competition here.

Our on campus deadline for the Fulbright Hays is June 21, 2018.

For your convenience, we have a Fulbright Hays Resource page on our website that includes detailed information on how to apply for the program, including advice, guidance, tutorials and forums. You can access the site here.  If you plan to apply for the Fulbright Hays, please be sure to take advantage of these resources. 

If you plan to apply for the Fulbright Hays in this application cycle, please send me an email ( indicating your intention to apply and take note of the following key dates in the competition timeline:
  • May 16, 2018:  US Department of Education posts application notice.
  • May 2018:  Notify Assistant Dean Delcorso-Ellmann of your intention to apply for the Fulbright Hays during the FY 2018 competition cycle.
  • May 2018:  Set up your application in the US Department of Education’s G5 application portal.
  • Late May 2018 (recommended): Schedule a Fulbright Hays Help with a Funder Consultation with a GradFund fellowship adviser to discuss your project and strategies for writing a competitive Fulbright Hays application.
  • Early June 2018 (recommended): Schedule a Fulbright Hays Application Essay Conference with Assistant Dean Delcorso-Ellmann to receive feedback on your draft application materials.
  • June 11-19 (required): Mandatory Application Review Appointment with a member of the GradFund Fellowship Advising Team.  To schedule an appointment, visit the Meet with Us section of the GradFund website. Book an Application Essay Conference with Assistant Dean Delcorso-Ellmann and in the additional information section of the booking form, and be sure to indicate that you are scheduling a Fulbright Hays Application Package Review.
  • June 21, 2018 at 9am ET: On-campus deadline.
  • July 2, 2018: National deadline.

If you have any questions, please let me know.  If you are no longer interested in applying for the Fulbright Hays, please let me know by sending an email to  Additionally, you can update your subscription preferences or unsubscribe from this list at anytime using the links in the footer below.

All the best,

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