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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.If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a U.S. college or university, you will apply through that institution, even if you are not currently a resident there. Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, will hold a bachelor’s degree by the award start date, and do not have a Ph.D. degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicants should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

The Getting Started page will provide information on eligibility and next steps.

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 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Artists with more experience should consider applying for the 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/Administrator

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor or administrator at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award, you will need to apply through fulbrightscholars.org.

To support your students in applying for a U.S. Student Program award, please connect with the Fulbright Program Adviser at your institution.

Non U.S. Citizens

If you are a non-U.S. citizen interested in applying for a Fulbright Award to the United States, you will 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 or Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

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Past Events
New FPA Office Hours
February 28, 2024 - 4:00 PM ET to 5:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: Outreach & Recruitment
March 7, 2024 - 4:00 PM ET to 5:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Training - University of Washington-Seattle
March 13, 2024 - 9:00 AM PT to 3:30 PM PT
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Office Hours: Outreach and Recruitment
March 20, 2024 - 4:00 PM ET to 5:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Overview
April 3, 2024 - 3:00 PM ET to 4:00 PM ET
Event Type: Webinars
FPA Webinar: 2025-2026 Fulbright U.S. Student Launch Event
April 5, 2024 - 2:00 PM ET to 4:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: Advising Applicants
April 17, 2024 - 3:00 PM ET to 4:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Office Hours: Advising Applicants
April 25, 2024 - 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: Fulbright U.S. Student Application System
May 1, 2024 - 4:00 PM ET to 5:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
NAFSA Fulbright Institutional Training
May 30, 2024 - 9:00 AM ET to 4:00 PM ET
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: Campus Review Planning Process
July 17, 2024 - 3:00 PM ET to 4:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
Fulbright Pre-Workshop: NAFA New Advisor Training
July 22, 2024 - 9:00 AM CT to 4:00 PM CT
Event Type: FPA Events
New FPA Office Hours
August 15, 2024 - 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: Awards to Consider
August 20, 2024 - 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: CCE Form Overview
September 5, 2024 - 4:00 PM ET to 5:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Office Hours: CCE Form
September 19, 2024 - 3:00 PM ET to 4:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events
FPA Webinar: Final Steps (including uploading CCE Form)
October 1, 2024 - 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET
Event Type: FPA Events