Deadline: varies, Feb-Dec 2012
Study in: USA
Course starts AY 2013-2014
The Fulbright Program are scholarships in USA for international students who wants to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree. The scholarships can also be awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies.
It is administered by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.
The scholarships are for study in USA Universities and Academic Institutions
Field(s) of study:
Fulbright grants are available for a variety of disciplines and fields, including the performing and visual arts, the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology. Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.
The Fulbright Program will not fund applicants seeking to enroll in a medical degree program nor does it offer grants to those who wish to conduct clinical medical research or training involving patient care and/or contact but it supports the fields of public health and global health.
See the country-specific websites (link found in contact information) for updated information on approved field of studies.
Number of Awards:
Approximately 1,800 student grants are awarded to non-U.S. nationals to study in the United States annually.
The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. The grant also funds tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. See the official website for the exact scholarship inclusions.
Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please see the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.
Outside the U.S., the Fulbright Program is administered by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices. Therefore, foreign students must apply for Fulbright Fellowships through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. Program eligibility and selection procedures are determined by each country.
It is important to read the Fulbright FAQs and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
All scholarship/financial inquiries should be made to your local embassy or Fulbright Commission.
Official Scholarship Website: http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/fubrightprogram.html