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All Students Encouraged to Apply for MTVU/Fulbright Scholarships

Don’t miss this enormous opportunity for McNally Smith students to win a Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship for next year, and a life-changing chance to travel around the world for a year of study and cultural enrichment abroad. The Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship awards students to promote “the power of music” as a global force for mutual understanding.  A helpful How-To webinar this Friday, October 2 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., will talk you through the highlights of the program and describe how to make the best application.

For the October 2 Webinar click here!

Final applications are due Monday, October 19, 2009.

According to the Fulbright-mtvU website, “This year four grantees will conduct research abroad for one academic year on projects of their own design, around an aspect of international musical culture. They will share their experiences during their Fulbright year via video reports, blogs and podcasts.” Read about the 2009 winners.

Last year, Fulbright and mtvU sent five students around the world to study and promote “the power of music.” Check out their blogs here.

mtvU is MTV Networks’ Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 24-hour college network, broadcasting to 750 campuses and over 7.5 million college students nationwide. mtvU can be seen in the dining halls, fitness centers, student lounges and residence halls on campuses throughout the country.  It’s the largest and most comprehensive media network just for college students. The heart of the channel is the emerging music students live their lives to, including music videos and a range of series profiling the up-and-coming acts bubbling on the college scene.

The mtvU is the first MTV Networks channel distributed in its entirety via broadband, streaming 24/7 and on demand at The site showcases all of mtvU’s television content plus exclusive new music, original shows and student-produced programming for students and music fans everywhere.