Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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1 Fulbright/TU Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Grant Period
12 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is ranked 22nd university of technology in the world by the QS World University Rankings (2018). It is the largest and most comprehensive university of engineering sciences in the Netherlands, with modern facilities and a rich tradition. TU Delft is leading the way in research into technological innovations, contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society, with research emphases in energy, environment, health and infrastructure.

The Faculty of Applied Sciences is the largest faculty of TU Delft and is at the frontier of contemporary engineering science. Researchers of the Faculty are active in a range of fields, including nanotechnology, quantum transport, robotics, biotechnology, molecular engineering, energy-efficient industrial processing, nuclear science, sustainable energy technologies, optics and imaging. Much of the research being carried out at the Faculty is interdisciplinary.

Grant Period

12 Months

2 academic years, corresponding with the 2-year MSc program.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Applicants must have an excellent academic record, meet the requirements for one of the MSc programmes mentioned below, and demonstrate motivation to study at TU Delft.  

Candidates must (at the time of application or later during the selection process for the Fulbright grant) be admitted to one of the TU Delft MSc programmes mentioned below.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Dutch language proficiency is not required, but is useful at the time of arrival. Some study of Dutch prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

Applicants are required to apply separately to TU Delft by December 1, 2018 independent of their Fulbright application. Students are encouraged to contact the university to discuss the program requirements and their candidacy.

The TU Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences Fulbright Scholarship is a full scholarship covering tuition fees and living expenses. It is open to applicants for the following MSc programs. These 2-year MSc programs are conducted fully in English and include coursework, an internship, and a research thesis.

  1. Applied Physics, tracks: Physics for Energy; Physics for Fluid Engineering; Physics for Health and Life; Physics for Instrumentation; Physics for Quantum Devices and Quantum Computing
  2. Chemical Engineering, tracks: Chemical Product Engineering; Process Engineering
  3. Life Science & Technology (Department of Biotechnology), specialisations: Biocatalysis, Biochemical Engineering, Cell Factory
  4. Nanobiology
  5. Science Education and Communication, track: Science Communication

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Tuition fees are waived. Please view the grant amounts.

If awarded the TU Delft Faculty of Applied Sciences Fulbright Scholarship, students are no longer eligible for any other scholarships offered by or through TU Delft or the Faculty of Applied Sciences. 

Ineligibility

U.S. students currently residing in the Netherlands will not be considered for any awards to the Netherlands.

In addition, U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch citizenship will not be considered.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Question #22 Award Name please select TU Delft Applied Sciences from the drop down menu.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://www.fulbright.nl/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Linda Pietersen

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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. 

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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.