The Fulbright Foreign Student Program allows graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. This program operates in over 160 countries worldwide, and approximately 4,000 foreign students are awarded Fulbright scholarships each year.
Scholarship Value: In general, the Fulbright Scholarship covers various expenses such as tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, among others. The Fulbright program offers funding for the entire duration of the study.
For a comprehensive list of scholarship benefits, please refer to the official website or the country-specific websites of this scholarship for further details.
Application Deadline: The application deadlines vary from country to country but generally fall between February to October annually.
Scholarship Type: This is a postgraduate scholarship (Masters and PhD)
Field(s) of study: Fulbright welcomes applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary areas of study.
Number of Scholarships: Each year, around 4,000 foreign students are awarded Fulbright scholarships.
Country Of Study: USA Universities and Academic Institutions
Target group: International students from 155 countries around the world
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to students from 155 countries around the world outside the USA. The specific program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country.
- The applicant must have completed undergraduate degree and possess a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree to participate in the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.
- Eligibility and selection procedures for the program differ among countries. To find specific information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines, use the drop-down menu on the country-specific website. to select your country and see the specific details on eligibility and application.
- If your country is not listed on the website, you are not eligible to apply for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.
How to Apply: All applications for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program are handled by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies in various countries. As a result, students must submit their applications through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their respective home countries. The application deadlines vary from country to country but generally fall between February to October annually.
To know more about the scholarship, you can visit the scholarship webpage for details
Sponsors: USA Government
Important Notes: The Institute of International Education (IIE) arranges academic placement for most Fulbright Scholarship awardees and supervises them all through their stay in the United States.
All inquiries should be made to your local embassy or Fulbright Commission. For more information, see your country-specific website.