The US-UK Fulbright Commission receives hundreds of applications each year for a variety of awards for study in both the US and the UK. With each application requiring review by at least three readers, the selection process is a huge task. That's why having our alumni volunteer as reading panellists is pivotal to the smooth running of the Fulbright Awards programme. Many panellists find the experience rewarding, remark on how it feels to be on the other side of the selection process, and often return to volunteer with to do this year after year!
Help Review Postgraduate and Scholar Awards
What: Our UK Awards for postgraduates and scholars wishing to study in the US
Who: Reviewers for these awards should ideally hold a PhD or have at least 4 years of experience in their field. Reviewers will be given applications within their field - click here to see which subjects are available.
When: Call for reviewers in October/November, review period throughout December to early January.
Readers will have at least three weeks to read, evaluate and return a maximum of 15 applications.
Help Review Undergraduate Awards
What: Our UK Summer Institute and Study of the U.S. Institutes for European Student Leaders undergraduate programmes
Who: Reviewers for these awards should hold at least a Master's degree. Reviewers can be in any field and have the option to specify which applications they prefer to review based on subject area(s) or other criteria.
When: Call for reviewers in January/February, review period throughout March
Readers will have at least three weeks to read, evaluate and return between 12-15 applications.
**If you are interested in volunteering as a reading panellist for either type of award please contact us with details of what subject area(s) you would feel comfortable reading. You will then be contacted in advance of the next review based the timescales listed above. **