Fellowships & Scholarships

Fulbright Grants

Sponsor: US Government (US State Department). Administered by Institute of International Education.

Purpose: The Fulbright US Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent college graduates, graduate students. and developing professionals and artists. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.

Opportunity: The specifics of these grants vary by country and grant type (research/study and English Teaching Assistant). Grants generally provide:

  • round-trip transportation
  • book and research allowances
  • maintenance/stipend for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country
  • supplemental health and accident insurance
  • tuition, in some cases
  • language or orientation courses, where appropriate

Citizenship requirements: U.S. citizen (or foreign citizen not currently attending college in the US)

National deadline: mid-October

Campus deadline:  mid-September

Website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Class year: Senior or Alum

Fields of study:

  • Engineering
  • Physical and Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities and the Arts

Foreign/Domestic:

  • Foreign