The Center for Global Initiatives hosts and co-sponsors global events and conferences across campus and in our community. Of note are our recurring events that take place throughout the year, Global Project Showcase and International Coffee Hour.

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August 2019

Fulbright Information Session

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm EDT
3009 FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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Interested in researching or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program! The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project, or serve as an English Teaching Assistant in one of more than 140 countries.  

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Funding Application Workshop

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Library, rm 205, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the UNC Writing Center and the Center for Global Initiatives for a collaborative award application workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of applications for competitive programs like Fulbright, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make an application successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. CGI will also have a program manager available to discuss travel application tips and…

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September 2019

Global Hangout

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm EDT
FedEx Global Education Center, Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St Ste 3000
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Meet new friends from North Carolina and around the world while enjoying international music, appetizers, activities, games and prizes! This event will bring together international students with the broader UNC community to welcome them and celebrate the new school year. It is the perfect way to expand your community on campus and have a local global experience! Prizes include two tickets to see a Carolina Performing Arts performance of your choice at Memorial Hall!

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Fulbright + Peace Corps Info Session

Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm EDT
3009 FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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Interested in working or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program and Peace Corps with UNC advisors for both programs!

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[DEADLINE] Passport to Go!

Monday, September 30, 2019
3009 FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States

The Passport to Go! program provides funding for first-year or new transfer UNC students to obtain their first U.S. passport. Applications from students who otherwise would not be able to afford the cost of a passport are prioritized (read more about our Opening Access work). In years past we have been able to fund all eligible applicants, so don’t hesitate to apply! Applications must be in by 11:59pm, Monday, September 30.

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You can also find more global events at UNC Global and the campus-wide UNC events calendar.