Fulbright U.S. Student Program


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7 Open Study/Research Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Grant Period
9 Months
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Grant Period

9 Months

Grantees must arrive during the second half of February or early March 2020 as most institutions are closed in January. The grant period starts with an orientation organized by the Fulbright Commission. Attendance at the orientation program is required for all grantees.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Accepted Degree Levels




Foreign Language Proficiency

Required - Intermediate

Additional Information: Higher level proficiency may be necessary depending on the requirements of the proposed project. Applicants should discuss plans for language study between the time of application and the commencement of the grant on Applicant Form 7: Language Self-Evaluation. A Foreign Language Evaluation by a college level Spanish language instructor is required.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


All applicants are expected to secure an affiliation with an academic institution, research institute, or appropriate organization. It is recommended that recent graduates and students working toward a Master's degree establish an affiliation with an academic institution for coursework or research support.

Information on Argentine universities is available for public institutions here and for private institutions here

The Fulbright Commission in Argentina encourages applications for study/research outside of the city of Buenos Aires.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Applicants may enroll in a graduate degree program at a university in Argentina and propose a specific project as part of their Argentine graduate program. Formal Enrollment candidates must apply directly to Argentine graduate programs simultaneously with the application for a Fulbright grant. Fulbright Argentina is not involved in university admissions.  The award is provided for one nine-month academic year period only and extensions will not be considered.

Most universities in Argentina do not charge tuition/fees.  However, if your proposed host institution requires tuition/fees, please contact the Fulbright Commission to request further information.


Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website


Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

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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.


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. 



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.