Application Deadline: October 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.
Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year will be accepted for the following themes:
- Our Human Story
Themes: Culture/Geo-politics, Contemporary Social Issues (Sociology, Urbanization, Crisis, Migration)
- Our Living Planet
Themes: Places, Environment, Climate Change, Conservation, Landscapes, Oceans
- Critical Species
Themes: Conservation of Species, Extinction (Storytelling in this area should include a public policy frame)
- New Frontiers
Themes: Innovations in areas of Health, Medicine, Technology, Space, Energy, Maritime issues.