Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

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Open Study/Research Award

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

For Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines all applicants will be considered. 

NB - The country of Dominica suffered severe devastation during the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Work still continues in order to restore the necessary infrastructure. Post will provide an update as to when the status of the island has returned to normalcy and Fulbrighters can again be accepted there.

Grant Period

10 Months

Most grantees choose to begin in the fall, but the start date is flexible. The academic year begins in August.  The latest possible start date is March 31, 2020.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

As a condition of the grant, all grantees to the Caribbean are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation in June or July.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Applicants are responsible for arranging their own affiliation(s) with an academic institution, research facility, or other appropriate organization, and for submitting supporting documentation at the time of application.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://bb.usembassy.gov

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Lisa Howell