Fulbright-MTVU Fellowships

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Up to four Fulbright-mtvU awards will be available. Projects should center around research on an aspect of international musical culture, and should focus on contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression or change. Projects should center around research on an aspect of international musical culture, and should focus on contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression or change. Preference will be given to graduating seniors and recent graduates.

Preference will be given to creative projects that are conveyed in a dynamic fashion and are accompanied by a feasible plan. In addition to presenting unique projects on music as a global force for mutual understanding, applicants must submit a Documentation and Outreach Plan describing how they intend to share their activities with their peers during their Fulbright year abroad through mtvU print, broadcast and/or online mediums. The Documentation and Outreach Plan form must be uploaded as part of the Fulbright application. Upload instructions can be found in the application.

Applicants are encouraged to consider all aspects of the power of music in developing their proposals. Along with the study of music in a specific cultural context, proposals will be considered in other music-related fields, including music and social activism, music in learning, music and the community, and musical performance. Preference will be given to graduating seniors and recent graduates who meet all host country requirements, including those related to language, affiliation and program start dates.

The Fulbright-mtvU award is currently suspended for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Award Details:

2016-2017 Competition Deadline: February 27, 2016 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Applications will be accepted starting November 1, 2015. All supporting academic credentials, including academic transcripts and letters of reference must be submitted in the Embark Online Application System by the competition deadline.

Please carefully review the Fulbright-mtvU Application Components and Application Tips sections, as they differ from those of the traditional Fulbright grant.

More information

Questions can be directed to Susan Muendl - [email protected] or +1.212.984.5366

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