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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 are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

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 are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicants are encouraged to contact the Fulbright Program Adviser at their most recent alma mater to inquire if the institution can support alumni/ae through the application process. If not, non-enrolled applicants are welcome to apply at “at-large” candidates.

Non-enrolled applicant 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.

Please visit the Getting Started page for 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. Faculty/Staff/Professionals

If you are a U.S. citizen and faculty or staff at a U.S. institution, or professional interested in applying, please visit the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

Non U.S. Citizens

If you are a non-U.S. citizen interested in applying for a Fulbright Award to come 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 or Student Program.

New Awards for 2021-2022 Europe and Eurasia Region

Thursday July 30, 2020

Category: Fulbright News

New Awards for 2021-2022 Europe and Eurasia Region

The U.S. Department of State, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education, are pleased to offer new awards in 6 countries in the Europe and Eurasia region for the 2021-2022 Competition.

 

Ireland:

1 Fulbright/Peter Real Analog Devices Bernal Award

The Fulbright/Peter Real Analog Devices Bernal Award offers U.S. graduate and post-graduate students in Science and Engineering to complete a fully funded PhD at the University of Limerick over a period of 4 years. The University of Limerick is currently accepting applications for PhD studentship to encourage material scientists to develop innovative research project in areas such as molecular and nano-technology related chemistry, engineering (pharmaceutical, dairy, and computational), biological materials in medical device, and composite materials with application in aircraft/transport design. This scholarship program in partnership between the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick and Analog Devices is named in memory of Peter Real, Analog’s former Chief Technology Officer.  

Please visit the Fulbright/Peter Real Analog Devices Bernal Award page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Ireland:

2 Fulbright/RCSI PhD Awards

The Fulbright/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) PhD Awards offers U.S. graduate and post-graduate students in international health sciences and research to complete a fully funded PhD at RCSI over a period of 4 years. The PhD program, StAR, aims to encourage students to develop innovative research projects in one of RCSI’s areas of research strength such as Cancer, Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders, Population Health and Health Services, Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Surgical Science and Practice, and Vascular Biology to name a few. This structured training program will include compulsory core modules in ethics, science communication, biostatistics, and intellectual property. Core modules are complemented by many additional optional modules delivering skill sets including innovation and entrepreneurship, data management, coding. The structured training is designed to suit bench scientists, informatics-based research, clinical researchers, and population health researchers. While two grants are expected to be awarded in the 2021-2022 Award cycle, the PhD tuition funding will last all four years of the PhD program.

Please visit the Fulbright/RCSI PhD Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Spain:

1 Fulbright/MA Program in Spanish Second Language Teaching at ILCE Universidad de Navarra

The Fulbright-Master's Program in Spanish Second Language Teaching at ILCE Universidad de Navarra offers one U.S. graduate or post-graduate student in teaching and research pursue a full-time Master's degree in Spanish Second Language Teaching (MELE: Máster Español Lengua Extranjera) at Universidad de Navarra (Spain). The Master’s applicant profile consists of graduates with university degrees in humanities or education. A few unique features the MELE program provides students is the opportunity of real teaching experiences from the beginning of the master’s program, participating in faculty meetings, coordinating courses and proficiency exams, a small cohort with personalized mentorship, and da global focus. This degree is for students who want to guide their professional career and gain specific knowledge about teaching Spanish as a second language. Proficiency in Spanish is a must since students will become Spanish teachers at University level.

Please visit the Fulbright/MA Program in Spanish Second Language Teaching at ILCE Universidad de Navarra page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

France:

3 Fulbright-Université de Paris-Saclay Doctoral Research Awards

The Fulbright-Université de Paris-Saclay Doctoral Research Awards offers U.S. doctoral students the opportunity to pursue research for their thesis at the Université Paris-Saclay. The university offers 10 constituent faculties and institutes (5 faculties, 3 University Institutes of Technology, a University Engineering School, and an Observatory of the Sciences of the Universe), four component-institutions (AgroParisTech, CentraleSupélec, Institut d'Optique Graduate School, ENS Paris-Saclay), a recognized non-profit research organization (IHES), two member-associated universities (UVSQ and UEVE), and laboratories shared with major national research organizations (CEA, CNRS, Inrae, Inria, Inserm, and Onera). Applicants are required to secure an affiliation with an institution or research unit attached to the Université Paris-Saclay to be considered for the Award and must have French language proficiency is recommended, commensurate with the requirements of the project.

Please visit the Fulbright-Université de Paris-Saclay Doctoral Research Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Portugal:

2 Fulbright-Azores Regional Government Study/Research Awards

The Fulbright-Azores Regional Government Study/Research Awards offers U.S. graduate and post-graduate students the opportunity to pursue research in Portugal for any field of study that is limited and related to Azores. (Azores - or Açores, in Portuguese - is an archipelago of nine islands in the North Atlantic Ocean.) All research projects must be carried out at institutions located in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, Portugal.

Please visit the page Fulbright-Azores Regional Government Study/Research Awards to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Finland:

1 Fulbright-University of Jyväskylä Graduate Award

The Fulbright-University of Jyväskylä Graduate Award offers one U.S. graduate or post-graduate student in teaching and research pursue a full-time Master's degree at the University of Jyväskylä. The award includes a monthly grant for the duration of one academic year, a full-tuition scholarship, a travel award, and a Fulbright Finland pre-approved summer school consisting of courses on Finnish language, culture and society, pending availability of suitable programs. The tuition scholarship is granted also for the second year of master’s studies provided that the grantee has been successful in his/her studies during the first year. Candidates are responsible for establishing contact and securing an affiliation with the University of Jyväskylä and are required to apply independently for admission to the university and comply with their application deadlines.

Please visit the page Fulbright-University of Jyväskylä Graduate Award to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

European Union:

1 Fulbright-Schuman Antall József Brussels Award

The Fulbright-Schuman Antall József Brussels Award offers U.S. graduate and post graduate students the opportunity to pursue a six-month grant for research based at the Brussels office of the Antall József Knowledge Centre. The Brussels Office of Antall József Knowledge Centre represent the political, economic, and cultural philosophy of József Antall, Hungary’s first democratically-elected Prime Minister. Research may focus on foreign policy, security and defence policy, or another field of international relations connected to European Affairs and/or Visegrad countries’ policies. The Fulbright-Schuman Antall József fellow will have opportunities to develop one or more policy papers, which will analyse through theory, practice, and multidisciplinary perspectives an international issue relevant to the European Union, with and additional preferred focus on the Central European region.

Please visit the page Fulbright-Schuman Antall József Brussels Award to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

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The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and has provided more than 380,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation by the United States Congress to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support. For more information, please visit https://eca.state.gov/fulbright.

 

The Institute of International Education supports the implementation of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including the annual competition for awards, on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. For further information about the Institute of International Education, please visit iie.org.

 

*Updated as of 7/30/20