1 Fulbright Urban Planning & Sustainable Design Award
Accepted Degree LevelsBachelor's
Grant PeriodFlexible Start
The Urban Planning & Sustainable Design Award offers a 10 month opportunity for Americans to better understand alternative and innovative approaches to urban planning and sustainable design practices.
Grantees planning to enroll in classes at a Singaporean university are advised to begin their grants in July 2022 prior to the beginning of the academic year. Independent researchers can begin their grants between July 2022 and March 2023.
All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in the summer of 2022 as a condition of their grants.
Applicants are required to indicate in their Statements of Grant Purpose how they expect their projects to enhance their understanding of Singapore or the bilateral relationship between Singapore and the United States.
Accepted Degree Levels
Foreign Language Proficiency
Fulbright Proposal Types
The applicant must identify and secure an affiliation letter from a proposed host university based in Singapore and include it as part of the application. In particular, affiliation letters should detail the host institution’s commitment to securing the applicant’s appropriate Singaporean visa. Host universities also generally provide support by way of lab and library facilities. Affiliations will be confirmed by the U.S. Embassy in Singapore.
Applicants wishing to audit classes at one of the universities listed below are strongly encouraged to refer to the universities' respective websites for information and details.
Grantees will be responsible for making their own housing arrangements. Housing costs in Singapore are very high. If selected, grantees are strongly encouraged to search for housing options prior to arrival.
Dual citizens of this country are not eligible
Residency in host country not permitted in year prior to grant
Special Application Instructions
Applicants must select "Sustainable Design" in the Award Name field of the application.
Fields of Study
Proposals are encouraged in, but are not limited to, the following areas: Geographic Information Systems, Planning Economics, Urban Design and Development, Urban Design Politics, Site and Infrastructure Systems Planning, City Design and Development, Community Growth and Land Use Planning, Planning for Sustainable Development, Sustainable Energy, Urban Transportation Management, Housing Development, Real Estate Finance and Investment, Energy and Security Challenges, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure, and Immigration and Planning.