Meet the stellar artists who will review and help nominate candidates for our 2012-2013 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships, including B.o.B., a rapper and singer-songwriter with three top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hits; Diplo, known internationally as a curator among the world’s most cutting-edge DJs and producers, having worked with artists such as M.I.A., Santigold and Missy Elliot; “2012 mtvU Woodie Award” nominee and recent “Grammy Awards” performer Foster the People; and Grammy nominated artist and “2012 mtvU Woodie Award” nominee J. Cole, whose debut album hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
The Fellowships, administered by the Institute of International Education, were established to promote the “power of music” as a global force for mutual understanding. Applications for the 2012-2013 Fellowships are being accepted now through March 1, 2012, with more information available at https://us.fulbrightonline.org. The final selection will be made by the Presidentially-appointed J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world. Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 300,000 participants from over 155 countries with the opportunity to study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.
Apply now at the Fulbright site.The deadline is March 1, 2012.