Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Hong Kong

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1 Open Study/Research Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Grant Period

10 Months

Grantees begin in September 2019, subject to the approval of the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2019 as a condition of their grants.

Candidate Profile

Applicants must be in a degree seeking program in the U.S.

Accepted Degree Levels

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Candidates will affiliate with Hong Kong universities. Applicants should identify appropriate host institutions for their projects and include affiliation letters with their Fulbright applications. The U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong will assist with facilitating the affiliations for candidates who have been officially awarded grants.

Ineligibility

Candidates currently residing in China, Hong Kong or Macau (or those who will be living there during the 2018-2019 academic year) will not be considered.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://hongkong.usconsulate.gov

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Public Affairs Section

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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.