International Education Week
Fulbright and UMBC's TESOL International Partnerships
Monday, November 14, 2022 · 5 - 6 PM
As part of UMBC's celebration of International Education Week, the UMBC Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduate Program Presents:
An Insider’s Guide to Fulbright and UMBC's TESOL International Partnerships
Monday, November 14, 5:00 - 6:00 PM EST
Registration by e-mal to TESOL@umbc.edu
Did you know that UMBC TESOL students have won the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship to teach English overseas? What about our TESOL program international partnerships to complete your MA TESOL non-certification internship? If you’re interested in learning more about applying for a Fulbright U.S. Student award or in completing your non-certification internship abroad, join us for a conversation with Dr. Lee and Dr. Souders that will address questions you may have.
Dr. Jiyoon Lee is the international coordinator of the UMBC TESOL program. She manages international partnerships and closely works with the program’s international students. She advises those who are interested in teaching abroad for their non-certification internship as well as their future employment. She has also served as a reviewer for the English Language Fellow Program at Fulbright.
Dr. Brian Souders has worked with hundreds of UMBC students on their applications for Fulbright and other prestigious scholarships. He has also served on the executive board of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors, the professional organization of fellowship advisors. He attended two intensive Russian-language study programs in Moscow, and worked for a year in Tallinn, Estonia as a research affiliate with the Estoniana Academy of Sciences under the auspices of the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) graduate fellowship program.--