The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa enthusiastically supports the Fulbright Program, which was first introduced in 1945 by Senator J. William Fulbright to fund the promotion of international good will through the bilateral exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.
The Fulbright Program provides individuals chosen for their leadership potential with the opportunity to observe one another's political, economic, and cultural institutions, exchange ideas, and embark on joint ventures of importance to the general welfare of the world's inhabitants. It is a flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
|Grants for U.S. students to conduct research or teach English overseas|
|Grants for foreign graduate students to study or research in the U.S.|
|Grants for U.S. faculty members to conduct research or seek training overseas|
|Grants for foreign educators to be language teaching assistants in the U.S.|
For Foreign Fulbrighters coming to UHM:
Principle Contact Person
R. Anderson Sutton
Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Programs and Dean of the School for Pacific and Asian Studies
Office: Moore 309
Administrative Official for Fulbright Scholars & Fulbright Foreign Students Advisor
Karen Michael Mikel
Advisor, International Student Services
Office: QLC 206 (by appointment)
For UHM Students applying to the Fulbright U.S Student Program:
Fulbright Program Advisor - Graduate Students
Julienne Maeda, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Graduate Education
University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Office: Spalding 359 (by appointment)
Fulbright Program Advisor - Undergraduate Students
David Haymer, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Office: Biomedical Sciences Bldg. Rm T510 (by appointment)
For UHM Faculty applying to the Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program:
Fulbright Faculty Advisor
Director of Global Relations & Assoc. Director, Center for Chinese Studies
Office: Physical Sciences Building 101 (by appointment)