The Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) will host a webinar for students interested in Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities Tuesday, May 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. at:

CIES staff explains the application process and discusses Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities in Argentina, Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela.

To register for the webinar, visit the Fulbright Scholar website at: The application deadline for 2011-12 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition is Monday, Aug. 1.

For those who cannot attend, an archived version of the webinar will be available Wednesday, May 4.

Visit for detailed award announcements, application and guidelines.

For more information, contact Katrin DeWindt at (202) 686-6254, email: or Jennifer Fox at (202) 686-6239, email: