Honors alum explores the intersection of art and diplomacy as a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan
Colleen Connolly (B.A. Graphic Design & Honors, 2020), did not know how to feel when she read the email informing her that her Fulbright placement had been cancelled by former President Trump’s Executive Order 13936. The order stated that all Fulbright placements in China were suspended, effective immediately, for two years. “It blew me away,” […]
NSO Events Fall 2021
The National Scholarship Office will present information sessions on the following awards throughout the fall semester. Click on the name of the award to go to the award program’s website and click on “Register here!” to register for our sessions. Zoom links will be provided to those who register. Opportunities for undergraduates are notated in […]
It’s here: the NSO “How to Apply Workshop Series”!
We are super excited to announce a brand new 5-week workshop series for VCU juniors, seniors, grad students and alumni planning to apply for a Fulbright award or another postgraduate scholarship! This series will prepare participants to tackle applications for major postgraduate scholarships, in particular the Fulbright student grant, the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates […]
Check out our Spring Schedule!
In Spring 2021, the NSO will be hosting a flurry of information sessions, talking about funded postgraduate opportunities, opportunities to fund research and study abroad, and about our office and the awards we advise applicants for. See below for the full schedule and for links to register! Scroll down to the bottom of this post […]
Fall 2020 Information Sessions for Graduate Students
The NSO will be hosting the following information sessions this fall. Each of these awards is open to graduate students (read the descriptions below for any eligibility restrictions). All sessions will be hosted virtually on Zoom. Please use the links (“register here!”) below to register for an information session. Zoom links will be sent within […]
Fall 2020 Information Sessions for Undergraduates
The NSO will be hosting the following information sessions this fall. Each of these awards is open to undergraduate students (although some are restricted by class year–read the descriptions below). All sessions will be hosted virtually on Zoom. Please use the links (“register here!”) below to register for an information session. Zoom links will be […]
NSO Summer Info Sessions
The National Scholarship Office (NSO) will host several virtual information sessions over the next several weeks, in which we will introduce the following awards and how to apply for them. Please register in advance. Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference: Tuesday 6/30 @ 2pm Open to incoming first-year students and rising second-year students: This all-expenses-paid […]
Upcoming Graduate Fellowship Alumni Panels
Come join several VCU alumni on zoom as they talk about applying for scholarships and fellowships through the National Scholarship Office! There will be two field-specific panels: one geared toward graduate students in the Arts and one for graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Tune into the one that matches your interest most […]
Update: All upcoming Fulbright information sessions will be hosted online only!
The NSO will be holding all previously scheduled information sessions online through Zoom: The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funding to recent graduates and graduate students so that they can spend an academic year in one of 140+ countries across the world conducting research, carrying out a creative project, pursuing postgraduate study, or teaching English. […]
UPDATED: Spring Information Sessions at the NSO!
The National Scholarship Office (NSO) is hosting several spring information sessions for VCU students and alumni to learn about the Fulbright Student Scholarship, other Postgraduate International Scholarships, and other scholarship and fellowship opportunities. Here is the schedule: Wednesday, April 1st @ 2pm: General Info Session. Register here. Online only – zoom link on registration page. […]