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The Student Ambassador Program

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We would like university students in Turkey to reach accurate and comprehensive information about the Fulbright grant programs and higher education options in the U.S.A. That’s why; we started a new program called “The Student Ambassador Program” to provide information to those who are interested in studying in the U.S.A.

The Student Ambassadors work voluntarily, and organize meetings and give seminars to the students in their cities about the application process to U.S. universities and the Fulbright Grant Programs.

Those whose are selected as “Student Ambassadors” participate in a training program at the beginning of the academic year and learn what is expected from them.

Who are eligible to be Student Ambassadors?

  • Fulbright alumni: Student Program, FLTA, Visiting Scholar Programs
  • Faculty Members who studied in the U.S.A. and are not older than 40
  • 3rd and 4th year university students who have studied in the U.S.A. minimum for one academic term (minimum 21 years old).
  • Graduate students at universities
  • U.S. government sponsored program alumni

What should be the qualifications of a Student Ambassador?

  1. Academic success
  2. Verbal and written competency in English
  3. Effective interaction skills
  4. Effective public speaking skills
  5. Willing to provide information on Fulbright Programs and higher education in the U.S.A.
  6. Competenecy in using Office Programs such as Powerpoint, Word ve Excel
  7. Organized and having a sense of responsibility
  8. Should be able to travel when needed
  9. Should be able to comply with the basic rules of EducationUSA advising (free, accurate, current and unbiased information)
  10. Should be able to communicate with the EducationUSA Advisers when she/he needs to ask a question.

 

Those who would like to apply should send a short piece of statement (min. 250 words) explaining why they are applying to be Student Ambassadors and a CV to advising@fulbright.org.tr.

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