Events & Opportunities

Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers about 600 awards for teaching, research or combination of teaching/research in over 125 countries to choose from. This application deadline will close on August 3rd, 2015. Apply now and take advantage of this opportunity.

E.N. Thompson Forum

Mahatma Gandhi counseled that we must “be the change we want to see in the world.” The 2015-16 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues welcomes four activists who have embraced his advice. While they champion diverse causes, all possess a compelling fusion of courage, intelligence and charisma, which allows them to share their messages of transformation with the global community. “Activism” will examine the origins of activists and the characteristics of effective social and political movements, narrated with candor by men and women who have inspired generations.

Peace Corps

Peace Corps has thousands of volunteer opportunities for Americans aged 18 or over who are interested in public service abroad. And if you're a return volunteer, learn about short-term opportunities to re-engage—either in the US or abroad. Learn more on the Peace Corps website.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Every year U.S. scholars in a wide variety of academic disciplines teach and conduct research at educational institutions and non-profit organizations across Sub-Saharan Africa. U.S. Embassies in the region contribute to the program through their direction of an extensive network of scholars and share their expertise with colleagues and students. In addition to accomplishing their grant-specific goals, Fulbright Scholars often build lasting relationships that serve as the foundation for on-going projects and other interactions on the personal and the institution level. Application Deadline is August 3, 2015. Please click here for more information.

Chinese Cultural Festival 2015

September 14 - October 7
Confucius Institute is hosting the 2015 Chinese Culture Festival.  Most events are FREE!! Come out and enjoy as many as you can! 

Education Abroad Fair

Are you interested in making an experience abroad part of your academic plan? Come find out about the opportunities UNL has to offer this year on September 22, 2015 in the Nebraska Union! Click here to find out more.

Funding Your Education Abroad Experience

Are you interested in studying, interning, or researching abroad and you are unsure of you to fund it? Please make sure to attend the Education Abroad Scholarship Informational Sessions held from September 8-11, 2015 in the Nebraska Union.

Housing International Events

Have you liked UNL International Student programming page on Facebook? Jessica Loke, Residential International Coordinator, has several events that will occur during Fall 2015. Stay to to date to be sure you don't miss out!

100k Strong promotes study abroad in China

The 100,000 Strong Foundation encourages students of diverse backgrounds from across the US to learn Mandarin and study in China. Learn more at

Schwarzman Scholars

With a $300 million commitment, Schwarzman Scholars is the most significant program of its kind since the Rhodes Trust and will be the largest philanthropic effort undertaken in China by largely foreign donors. Learn more at Schwarzman Scholars website.

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Opportunities in Brazil

Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Brazil

Click the link below to find out more about Master's and Doctoral Programs in Brazil! The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB), with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Division of Educational Topics and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) join forces again in this 5th edition of the Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC) OAS-GCUB Scholarships. This Program provides more than 700 scholarship opportunities to outstanding citizens of OAS member states.

U.S. Fulbright Scholarship Opportunities

The U.S. Fulbright Scholar Catalog of awards for 2016-2017 is available for viewing. Please visit the website to learn more about these opportunities offered to all disciplines.