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Fulbright Pre-Appointment Worksheet

To make the most of your appointment, we ask that you fill in this questionnaire to the best of your ability, even if you’re still working on the answers to some questions. This will help you and the advisor identify where you are in the process and more effectively focus on your next steps.

Please be sure to save a copy of the text you enter as the web form below will not maintain a copy for reference.

First Name:

Last Name:

Current Penn Email:

Penn ID Number:

School (select all that apply using CTRL+click):

Major or Majors:

Expected Graduation Year

Please check that you have reviewed Fulbright’s information pages:

Types of Grants

Application Components

Country (or region):

City, Institution (if known)

Languages you know:

What will you do to connect with the local community?

For research/study grants:

Your question/topic:

What information sources will you use to get at this question?

Who will help you locate these sources, introduce you, and/or help you with access?

Who do you know, or know of, or can network with, who has experience with your question and/or country?

What larger purpose does this project fulfill for you? For the community/country you’re applying to?

For creative or performing arts grants

Your purpose:

Will you produce something, or study? What or with whom?

What materials, space, access, or permission might you need?

What community will you work with?

Why do you need to be in the chosen country?

For English Teaching Assistant Grants

Your purpose:

What is your experience with and/or motivation for teaching, coaching, or mentoring?

What drives your choice of country or region?

What do you hope to gain from this experience?

What are your post-fellowship plans?

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