The Fulbright Foundation in Greece cordially invites students about to attend a college or university in the United States in 2014-2015 to our Pre-Departure Orientation sessions in Athens and Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki - June 18, 2014 @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm
American Consulate of Thessaloniki, Tiano Room, Tsimiski 43, 7th floor
Athens – June 19, 2014 @ 2:30 – 5:00 pm
Fulbright Greece, 6 Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, 1st floor
The "Pre-departure Orientation Sessions" are invaluable as they assist students to prepare for their studies in the United States. These sessions include presentations by students currently studying in the United States, U.S. Fulbright scholars in Greece and educational advisers and deal with a variety of topics on US education and culture.
What will be covered: Almost everything needed to make this a smooth transition and a profitable experience for you
Student visas and SEVIS
Cultural adjustment and American culture
Financial matters & housing
Practical things to know
Making this a great educational experience
Who is eligible to participate: If you will be attending a U.S. undergraduate or graduate program in 2014-15 then you are eligible to participate.
Registration Procedures: Admission is free but requires registration in advance. Students interested in participating must register by email with "Pre-Departure 2014 Registration" as the subject title and provide the following information to Fulbright Greece advisors
- First and last names
- Level of studies in the U.S.: (Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. program)
- Field of study
- Name and location of U.S. university or college to attend
- List any scholarship you may have received (athletic, merit and/or need based; teaching/research etc. and monetary value of awards. This information is for statistical purposes only and will not be disclosed to anyone)
- Phone number and e-mail (your email should be one that will be valid throughout your U.S. studies)
**Individual requests will not receive a reply. Your e-mail should only contain the information requested above.
Registration opens: May 22, 2014
Registration ends: June 16, 2014