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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 East Asia Pacific Region

Thursday July 30, 2020

Category: Fulbright News

New Awards for 2021-2022 East Asia Pacific Region

The U.S. Department of State, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education, are pleased to offer new awards in 2 countries in the East Asia Pacific region for the 2021-2022 Competition.

 

Burma (Myanmar):

4 English Teaching Assistant Awards

The US Embassy Rangoon hosted its first ETAs in 2020, placing them in public universities with experience hosting English Language Fellows. The US Embassy Rangoon is offering 4 more graduate and post-graduate level candidates the opportunity to teach English at universities, teacher training colleges, or similar higher education institutes. Candidates from all majors are welcome to apply but those with Education/English majors who possess prior teaching experience are preferred.

Please visit the English Teaching Assistant Awards page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Taiwan:

2 Master's Degree Program Award: Taipei Medical University Award in Mind, Brain, and Consciousness

The Fulbright- Master’s Degree Program: Taipei Medical University Award offers two U.S. graduate or post-graduate students to pursue a full-time Master's degree programs in Mind, Brain, and Consciousness at Taipei Medical University (TMU) with full tuition support. The program is taught in English. TMU has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for six decades. It is an integrated educational system combining teaching, research, industry-university cooperation, and clinical service. The Graduate Institute of Mind, Brain and Consciousness (GIMBC) conducts experimental work on the neuroscience of consciousness and cognition. Research topics span across philosophy, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience, such as neuro-ethics, attention and memory, sleep, mindfulness, selfhood, circadian rhythm and mood, and social cognition. With close ties with TMU’s 3 affiliated hospitals – TMU Hospital, Wan Fang Medical Center, and Shuang Ho Hospital – GIMBC also conducts research in neurological and psychiatric populations, including bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s disease. A separate application to the university is required.

Please visit the Master's Degree Program Award: Taipei Medical University Award in Mind, Brain,and Consciousness page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

  

Taiwan:

2 Fu Jen Catholic University Master’s Degree Program Award in Brand and Fashion Management

The Fu Jen Catholic University Master’s Degree Program Award offers two U.S. graduate or post-graduate students to pursue a full-time Master's degree programs in Brand and Fashion Management at Fu Jen Catholic University (FJCU). This program is taught in English. The BFM Program is the very first Master’s Degree program of its kind in the greater China and Asia Pacific area. The program is designed to cultivate interdisciplinary managers and future leaders from the dimensions of branding, JEV (Journey of Entrepreneurial Venturing), marketing, trends analysis and global fashion and management. Also, the internationally focused program covers Marketing, Luxury Brand Management, Lifestyle and Fashion, and Innovation with a Sustainable Future. Six hours of Chinese lessons are available every week to those who are interested in language learning. A separate application to the university is required.

Please visit the Master's Degree Program Awards: Fu Jen Catholic University Awards in Brand and Fashion Management page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Taiwan:

1 National Dong Hwa University Award in Ethnic Relations and Cultures

The Dong Hwa University Award offers one U.S. graduate or post-graduate student to pursue a full-time Master's degree programs in Ethnic Relations and Cultures at National Dong Hwa University (NDHU). As the program is taught in Chinese, A minimum of completion of two years of college-level (intermediate level) Chinese is required. The program combines one year of intensive studies of the Chinese language with a two-year master’s degree program. The Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures in the College of Indigenous Studies is the first department in Taiwan dedicated to the study of ethnic relations and cultures. The program curriculum emphasizes inter-disciplinary training in the humanities, a focus on ethnic relations, and practical courses that include fieldwork, case studies and service learning. A separate application to the university is required.

Please visit the Master's Degree Program Award: National Dong Hwa University Award in Ethnic Relations and Cultures page to review award details and eligibility requirements.

 

Taiwan:

1 National Tsing Hua University Master’s Degree Program Award in Austronesian Studies

The Tsing Hua University Master’s Degree Program Award offers one U.S. graduate or post-graduate student to pursue a full-time Master's degree programs in Austronesian Studies at the Institute of Anthropology, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU). The program is taught in English and supported by the Center for World Austronesia and Indigenous Peoples (CWAIP) at NTHU. This Center promotes interdisciplinary studies on Austronesian speaking groups and indigenous peoples worldwide, which covers anthropology, linguistics, history, literature, education, and law, etc. A separate application to the university is required.

Please visit the Master's Degree Program Award: National Tsing Hua University Award in Austronesian Studies page 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