Congratulations to Ilze Vaivode, EdM student in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, who was recently elected vice president of the Fulbright Student Association at UIUC.
The mission of this RSO is to provide a peer support network for current and upcoming Fulbright Scholars at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and to facilitate the Fulbright Program global mission of increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. To this end, the FSA’s goals are:
- To provide assistance to new students prior to, in the moment of their arrival, and throughout their degree progress at Illinois;
- To provide Fulbright Scholars with a platform to meet, learn, and share information and knowledge with their peers;
- To organize events for social support among Fulbright Scholars;
- To raise awareness about the Fulbright Program;
- To provide opportunities of cultural exchange with the local community.
To learn more about Fulbright program opportunities, visit Illinois International's website.