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Fulbright ST Annoucement

Fulbright ST Annoucement

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Fulbright ST Annoucement
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The U.S.

Embassy in Rangoon invites outstanding students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math to apply for the International Fulbright Science & Technology Award for Outstanding Foreign Students (Fulbright S&T). The U.S. Department of State sponsors the Fulbright S&T to provide exceptional students from around the world with an opportunity to pursue Ph.D. study at top U.S. universities. Fulbright S&T Award benefits include three years of Department of State funding. S&T Fellows receive subsequent support to complete their Ph.D. program from their U.S. host institution. During their Department of State sponsorship, S&T Fellows receive placement services, tuition, a housing allowance, book allowances, health/accident insurance coverage, international travel expenses, and J-visa sponsorship. Eligible fields of study for the Fulbright S&T Award: Aeronautics / Aeronautical Engineering Agriculture (theoretical/research) Astronomy / Planetary Sciences Biology Biomedical Engineering Chemistry Computer Sciences / Engineering Energy Engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, ocean, mechanical, and petroleum) Environmental Science / Engineering Geology / Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Information Sciences (Engineering focus) Materials Science / Engineering Mathematics Neurosciences Oceanography Physics Public Health (research or theoretical focus only) (The fields of study are described at http://scienceandtech.fulbrightonline.org/eligibility). To be eligible, applicants MUST : be Burmese citizens; individuals of other nationalities are not eligible to apply in Burma; study one of the 18 fields listed; have completed a Bachelor’s degree on or before August 1, 2012; be proficient in English, with a minimum TOEFL score of 580 or higher or an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher; demonstrate special aptitude and innovation in scientific fields.

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2011
The application and detailed instructions are available at: http://burma.usembassy.gov/scholarships.html or contact the Cultural Affairs Section, Public Affairs Office, American Embassy, 110 University Avenue, Kamayut Township, Rangoon, Ph: 536509/ 534173 Ext: 4369, email: RangoonUSECA@state.gov.

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