African Studies Center

University of Pennsylvania


U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Zulu Group Project Abroad in South Africa

GPA Student

Summer 2011 Program


Deadline: March 11, 2011

Personal Information

US Citizen

Permanent Resident


(Academic Year)


Academic Information

Completed Academics (include the institution and date of completion):

School of Current Enrollment:

Professional Objectives

Describe briefly your professional objectives (you may elaborate in the Statement of Purpose):

Current Academic Work and Accomplishments

List African Studies courses or courses with substantial African content that you have taken:

Describe current or completed research:

Publications / awards / honors:

Language Study

Give details of Zulu / Xhosa / Siswati / Ndebele language study (include the institution, date, and instructor):

Relevance of Advanced Zulu GPA to Career Development

State briefly how your enrollment in this program will contribute to your current academic career and/or professional plans, and explain why you think your present training in Zulu is inadequate to achieve these ends (you may elaborate in your Statement of Purpose):

Career Commitment

State briefly how thus far you have demonstrated a commitment to the achievement of the goals stated in your answer to the previous question:

Previous Visits to South Africa

If you have lived or traveled in South Africa for more than a few weeks, indicate where and when such a visit or visits took place, and explain why you were not able to gain a conversational mastery of isiZulu as part of that experience:

Statement of Purpose

Type a statement of not more than 300 words regarding your previous academic or professional work and experience, including course work, non-course educational experiences, teaching or other relevant employment and professional career plans that you believe specifically qualify you for a Summer Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Fellowship to study intermediate or advanced Zulu:

Supporting Letters of Reference

Please supply the names, positions, and email addresses of the referees you chose:

Name Position E-mail Address

Your letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to the Project Director at the following address:

Audrey N Mbeje, Ph.D.
Director of the Fulbright-Hays Zulu GPA
University of Pennsylvania
African Studies Center
648 Williams Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel. 215.898.4299

For more information about African Languages at Penn please email the Director of African Language Program,
Dr. Audrey N Mbeje, or call: (215) 898-4299

Previous Menu Home Page What's New Search Disclaimer

© 2010 African Studies Center | 647 Williams Hall | 255 S 36th Street

Philadelphia, PA | 19104-6305, USA | Ph: 215.898.6971 | Fax: 215.573.7379