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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, 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.


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.


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

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.

Montclair State University

Fulbright Program Adviser

Timothy White
Director of International Academic Initiatives
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07048

Institution Information

Campus Deadline: September 12, 2021


Intent to Apply Deadline: (start your application and indicate "Montclair State" as your institution: Sunday, August 1, 2021

Campus Deadline: Sunday, September 12, 2021

Campus Committee Interviews: Late September/Early October, 2021

National Fulbright Deadline: October 12, 2021

Welcome to the Fulbright US Student Program Page for Montclair State University!

Current students and alumni are all welcome to apply through Montclair State!

In order to apply for your Fulbright grant through Montclair State University, you must indicate your intent to apply by August 1, 2021. To indicate your intent to apply, start an electronic application no later than August 1, 2021. Be sure to indicate your name, type of grant, country of grant and your university (Montclair State).  Indicate your university in the section called "Award Information" in the on-line application. Your FPA will be alerted that you have begun an application and will be available for an advising appointment.

To complete your application: Submit via the Online Application System by Sunday, September 12, 2021. Montclair State University Campus Deadline: Sunday, September 12th, 2021.

Please contact the Fulbright Program Adviser (FPA) to discuss your application. You may call or email for an appointment. Applicants are strongly encouraged to begin their applications several months before the campus deadline and to consult with the Fulbright Program Adviser throughout the application process.

To begin the application process, you should:

1. Carefully review all information on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program on this website.

2. Make an appointment with the MSU FPA

3. Attend the IIE webinar(s) appropriate to your application

4. Create an account on the on-line application for Fulbright so you will appear in the queue for the FPA. You must create this account by August 1 and indicate that you are applying through Montclair State. (If you miss this deadline, reach the FPA!)

Degree candidates at any level: undergraduate, MA or PhD, as well as Montclair State University alumni may apply through Montclair State University.

It is highly recommended that you attend a webinar that is relevant for you. Check for webinars and information sessions under the "Applicants" link on the Fulbright US Student Program homepage.

Learn about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. What grants are available, how to apply, campus process and timeline.




Fulbright U.S. Student Program: General Information Session for Minority Serving Institutions - 

Tuesday, April 27th at 4pm ET

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program Competition Opens March 31st! Juniors, Seniors and Grad Students! Learn how you can receive a grant to Teach English, conduct research or attend graduate school abroad after graduation. Students from ALL majors and programs are welcome to apply. Contact for more information.

This special information session will be presented by the representatives of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright alumni and Fulbright Program Officers will share information about the various grants, the application process and their experiences!  Following the the general information, Montclair State attendees will meet in a break-out room with the MSU Fulbright Program Advisor: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

Weekly Information Sessions, hosted by the Montclair State Fulbright Program Advisor

Every Thursday at 12:00pm ET beginning on May 6 through June 24

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

If you wish to join a live information session, just click on the link above. No preregistration required.

Students in ALL academic disciplines are welcome to apply.



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