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Is a Fulbright in Your Future?

An Event for Faculty

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Kuykendall 106 Events Room

The Fulbright Scholar Program provides grants to over 135 countries to teach, conduct research, and carry out professional projects. If you have wondered what it’s like to apply for and receive a Fulbright grant, join us for a lively discussion with colleagues and Fulbright scholars.


This event will focus on:

  • Application process
  • Fulbright grants in the core Fulbright Scholar Program
  • Newer shorter grants such as the Fulbright Specialist and Flex Award programs

Presented by

Dr. Carlos Juarez
East-West Center
President, Fulbright Association, Hawaiʻi Chapter

Dr. Catherine Pirkle
Served as a Fulbright Specialist in 2020 at the Universidad de Cartagena in Colombia and Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil in 2017.  Dr. Pirkle is an Associate Professor in the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Allison Yap 
Served in the U.K. in 2013 with the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program. Allison serves as a Faculty Specialist with the National Student Exchange (NSE) program at UH Mānoa

Dr. Steve Bell
Served in Japan in 2011 from the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program. Dr. Bell serves as an International Programs Specialist in the Education Program at the East-West Center.


This event is sponsored by the OFDAS Faculty Mentoring Program (FMP).


Questions? Contact Us.

We strive to host inclusive and accessible presentations. Some events are in person, others online. For online, live captioning will be provided. To request additional accommodations, please email us before the event. Mahalo!