Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Past Grantees
Kelicia Hollis
China
Education
Henry Leung
Hong Kong
Creative Writing
Cheryl Yin
Cambodia
Anthropology
Ashley Miller
Morocco
Art & Architectural History
Aleksandr Sklyar
Japan
Anthropology

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Fulbright Program Adviser(s)

Heather Johnson
Fulbright Program Adviser - (Arts grants, and English Teaching Assistantships)
International Institute
1080 South University, Suite 2660
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1106
734.615.8483
Kelly Peckens
Fulbright Program Adviser - (Academic grants)
International Institute
1080 South University, Suite 2660
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1106
734.764.9135
Elizabeth Dutridge-Corp
Fellowships Advisor
1080 S. University
Suite 2660
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1106
734-763-9200

Institution Information

Campus Deadline: September 07, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: To apply for this program through the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus, applicants must (a) be U-M students, alumni, or staff; (b) be U.S. citizens; (c) have completed an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the award; and (d) demonstrate the language skills necessary to complete the proposed project.  Enrolled students are required to apply through U-M.  

Campus Deadline: noon on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Information Sessions:  A U-M Fulbright Program Advisor will describe the application and selection process and provide suggestions for making your application more competitive. All sessions will be held from 12:00-1:00pm in 1644 School of Social Work Bldg.

Upcoming sessions:

  • Thursday, February 11
  • Monday, February 22
  • Friday, March 4

Advising: Applicants should familiarize themselves with all sections of the Fulbright website, paying special attention to the About, Countries, and Applicants sections. Students should also attend an Information Session (see above).  After attending an Information Session, applicants should meet with a Fulbright Program Advisor (FPA). FPAs are available for first-come, first-served advising on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:30am-1:30pm (in person at 2660 School of Social Work Bldg., via phone at 734-763-9200, or by gchat). You may email questions to iifellowships-fulbright@umich.edu.

I am a....

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 would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

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 could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student 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 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. 

FPA

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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. Professor

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