The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program operates in more than 160 countries worldwide. Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.
Host Institution(s): USA Universities and Academic Institutions
Field(s) of study: Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.
Number of Awards: Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.
Target group: International students from 155 countries around the world
Scholarship value and Duration
Generally, the grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.
See the official website and country specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.
Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please use the drop-down menu in the page below to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.
All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. Deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.
February to October annually
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) and the country specific websites for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-fulbright