Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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Program Email Phone Point of Contact
General application inquiries FBstudent@iie.org 1-800-272-6994 Kevin Shaffer and Anna Pettus
Fulbright Program Advisers FPA@iie.org 212-984-5327 Lora Seery, Sarah Deschenes, Kevin Shaffer
East Asia-Pacific FBstudent.EAP@iie.org 646-308-7213 Alexa Rowland
Europe & Eurasia   FBstudent.EUR@iie.org 212-984-5542 Alyssa Yeng
Middle East & North Africa FBstudent.MENA@iie.org 202-326-7880 Jumana Kamal
South and Central Asia FBstudent.SCA@iie.org 212-984-5519 Cara Doble
Sub-Saharan Africa FBstudent.AF@iie.org 212-984-5341 Jermaine Jones
Western Hemisphere FBstudent.WHA@iie.org 312-254-3210 Maya Andelson


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Institute of International Education

U.S. Student Programs Division
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580

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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.


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. 



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.