Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Tutorials

 

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program Tutorials offer a "Fulbright 101" -- providing basic information about the program, applicant qualifications and application components. Each tutorial focuses on a portion of the greater Fulbright U.S. Student Program in 10-15 minute videos. Accessible 24/7, these tutorials help applicants begin the process of determining which Fulbright U.S. Student Program offering is right for them, and beginning the application process. 


 

Tutorial 1: General Overview to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

This tutorial discusses the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, how it fits within the larger Fulbright constellation of programs, and general first steps in learning more about the U.S. Student Program.

General Overview Transcript


Tutorial 2: The Study/Research Award

This tutorial provides an overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Study/Research grants - the traditional award opportunity where a candidate designs a proposal for a specific country. 

Study/Research Transcript


Tutorial 3: Arts Study/Research Award

This tutorial provides an overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Arts grants - the traditional award opportunity where a candidate designs a proposal for a specific country. This tutorial details application and grant components unique to Arts candidates applying within the study/research category. 

Arts Transcript


Tutorial 4: The English Teaching Assistant Program (ETA)

This tutorial provides an overview of the Fulbright U.S Student Program English Teaching Assistant award programs, which place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence in the classrooms.

English Teaching Assistant Transcript


Tutorial 5: Intro to the Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship

This tutorial provides an in-depth introduction to the Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship, which allows fellows to serve in professional public-policy-related placements in foreign government ministries or institutions and to gain hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries, while simultaneously carrying out an academic study/research project.

Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship Transcript


Tutorial 6: Intro to Fulbright-Nat Geo Fellowship

This tutorial provides an in-depth introduction to the Fulbright-Nat Geo Fellowship, which provides a unique platform for American Fulbright students to develop global narratives and discuss commonalities across borders around a common issue or theme.

Fulbright-Nat Geo Fellowship Transcript

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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.