Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply. All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses. Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student, you are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicant should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.
Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts. Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying. Artists with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award, you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Citizens

If you are a non-U.S. citizen interested in applying for a Fulbright Award to the United States, you will need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country. Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar or Student Program.

New Awards for 2020-2021 East Asia-Pacific Region

Thursday June 27, 2019

Category: Fulbright News

The U.S. Department of State, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education, are pleased to offer new awards in five countries in the East Asia-Pacific Region for the 2020-2021 Competition.

 

Australia:

10 Fulbright Future Scholarships

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is pleased to offer, new this year, the Fulbright Future Scholarships. This unique opportunity provides significant funding for projects that seek to have a positive impact on the health, prosperity, and livelihoods of Americans and Australians.

Thanks to generous support from The Kinghorn Foundation, the Fulbright Future Scholarships are looking to support projects that seek to advance cutting-edge applied science, kick start innovative business collaborations that foster the creation of new jobs, or further the development of impact-driven emergent technologies.

Please visit the Fulbright Australia Future Scholarships page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Cambodia:

2 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards

Self-motivation, flexibility, creativity and autonomy are keys to a successful project. While ETAs are supported by the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, they are expected to problem-solve and operate independently to the extent that they can. ETAs are also expected to be cultural ambassadors and promote mutual understanding between people of the United States and Cambodia. ETAs must be willing to learn and respect new cultures and are expected to demonstrate high levels of professionalism.

Please visit the Fulbright Cambodia English Teaching Assistant Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Hong Kong:

2 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards

Applicants should have outstanding spoken and written English skills. They should be motivated, self-directed individuals with an interest in teaching and cultural exchange. An ability to work well with other ETAs, international tutors and local teachers in a team-teaching environment is a must. Applicants are expected to provide teaching and administrative support.

Please visit the Fulbright Hong Kong English Teaching Assistant Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Taiwan:

1 Fulbright Doctoral Degree Program Award: National Taiwan University Awards in Global Health

Awards are available to pursue a full-time international doctoral degree program in Global Health Science at National Taiwan University (NTU). The Doctoral Degree Program in Global Health Science is a four-year course, which is focused on community-based environmental health surveillance and assessment, community-based cancer screening and chronic disease prevention, and nationwide health card system. The program is taught in English.

Please visit the Fulbright Doctoral Degree Program Award: National Taiwan University Awards in Global Health page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

2 Fulbright Debate Coach/Trainer Awards

Fulbright Taiwan Debate Coach/Trainer Award grantees will help coach and build up debate programs at Taiwan’s top school, train interested Fulbrighters how to coach debate, and work with other teachers to further develop the debate program. Competitive candidates will have experience debate coaching/teaching, the ability to coach public forum, policy, and Lincoln Douglas debate, strong interpersonal skills, and cross-cultural experience. Applications from all fields of study, especially in political science, law, international relations, and language arts, are welcome.

Please visit the Fulbright Taiwan Debate Coach/Trainer Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

1 Master’s Program, National Taiwan Normal University Award in International Human Resource Development (MBA)

Awards are available to pursue a full-time master’s degree program in international human resource development at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). NTNU has been recognized as one of the top 12 universities in Taiwan due to its leading research in the fields of education, arts and humanities, social science, sports, recreation, and Chinese language teaching. NTNU excels in internationalization and is a pioneer in international research in learning sciences. Programs are taught in English.

Please visit the Master’s Degree Program Award: National Taiwan Normal University Award in International Human Resource Development (MBA) page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Timor-Leste:

2 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards

Applicants should be mature and articulate individuals who are prepared to operate in a challenging environment with living standards that are not as high as those in the U.S. or those in the major cities of Southeast Asia. Applicants must be willing to take on either an urban (Dili) or rural (Gleno) placement.  Candidates must be fluent English-speakers and need to be self-motivated, resourceful, flexible, independent, and outgoing, and prepared to manage with limited resources.

Please visit the Timor-Leste English Teaching Assistant Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements, as well as a list for details on country specific eligibility requirements and research placements.

 

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The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and has provided more than 380,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation by the United States Congress to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support. For more information, please visit https://eca.state.gov/fulbright.

The Institute of International Education supports the implementation of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including the annual competition for awards, on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. For further information about the Institute of International Education, please visit iie.org.