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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 PhD degree, then you are eligible to apply. 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.

The Getting Started page will provide information on eligibility and 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. 

FPA

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 CIES.

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 or Student Program.

Finland

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Up to 6 awards are available for students in all fields (with some restrictions for those in medical studies).

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Candidates at all degree levels will be considered, and applicants can propose the following in their application: to complete a full graduate degree (MA or PhD), to take courses in a Finnish university as a non-degree seeking student, to pursue research in Finland, or to pursue a combination of research and course work.

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Candidates are responsible for establishing contact and securing an affiliation with a Finnish institution of higher education, research or other acceptable organization and are required to apply independently for admission to the university and comply with their application deadlines. It is required that the candidate submits evidence of secured affiliation with the Fulbright grant application, except in a situation where the candidate is applying to a degree program in Finland and the university admission decisions are made after the Fulbright deadline.

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Please see specific letter instructions on the Affiliation section at the Finnish Fulbright Commission website.

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University admission guidelines can be found at the university websites or by contacting the International Coordinator at the school or department to which you wish to apply.

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Open Study/Research Award
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The award is offered to pursue an International Master’s Degree Program at the University of Helsinki.

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The Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award includes:

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  • a travel award (USD 1 600)
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  • a full tuition scholarship*
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  • Fulbright Finland pre-approved summer school
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  • residence permit allowance (based on the actual permit fees, including grantee and accompanying family members)
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*Based on the agreement with the Fulbright Finland Foundation, University of Helsinki awards a scholarship for the recipients of the Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award to cover the annual tuition fee. 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. 

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Please see further information on the Fulbright benefits on the Finnish Fulbright Commission's website.

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Grant Length: 9 months.

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Candidates are responsible for establishing contact and securing an affiliation with the University of Helsinki and are required to apply independently for admission to the university and comply with their application deadlines. It is required that the candidate submits evidence of secured affiliation with their grant application except in a situation where the candidate is applying to a degree program and the university admission decisions are made after the Fulbright deadline. University admission guidelines can be found at the university websites or by contacting the International Coordinator at the school or department to which you wish to apply.

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Please see further instructions on the letter of affiliation for degree seeking students at the Finnish Fulbright Commission website.

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Please see more information on academic programs and courses at the University of Helsinki website.

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In the Fulbright online application, for Award Name, please select Univ of Helsinki from the drop-down menu to be considered for this award.

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Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award
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Up to 2 awards are offered to pursue study or research at the Master’s or Doctoral level at the University of Turku. Awards are offered to pursue a full graduate degree, non-degree studies or research. Post-doctoral placements are also available for those finalizing their thesis before commencing the grant period.

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The Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate Award includes:

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*Based on the agreement with the Fulbright Finland Foundation, University of Turku awards a scholarship for the recipients of the Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate Award to cover the annual tuition fee. 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.

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Please see further information on the Fulbright benefits on the Finnish Fulbright Commission's website.

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Grant Length: 9 months.

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The award competition is open to U.S. students who hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Academically talented graduating senior students are also encouraged to apply. Please note that young post-docs who will not have received their doctorate before the Fulbright Student Program deadline are also eligible to apply.

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The graduate award is aimed at those currently seeking admittance, or already admitted, to the University of Turku, either to one of its graduate degree (MA or PhD) or postdoctoral programs. Master's-level non-degree studies can also be considered. However, post doctorate exchanges or degree studies are preferred.

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English is widely spoken in academic circles and in the country as a whole. Candidates should consult the academic department as to the availability of courses and programs in English, as well as the possibility of successfully conducting research in English. Some study of local languages prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.

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Candidates are responsible for establishing contact and securing an affiliation with the University of Turku and are required to apply independently for admission to the university and comply with their application deadlines. It is required that the candidate submits evidence of secured affiliation with their grant application except in a situation where the candidate is applying to a degree program and the university admission decisions are made after the Fulbright deadline. University admission guidelines can be found at the university websites or by contacting the International Coordinator at the school or department to which you wish to apply.

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Please see further instructions on the letter of affiliation for degree seeking students at the Finnish Fulbright Commission website.

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Please see more information on academic programs and courses at the University of Turku website.

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Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate Award
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Up to 4 awards are offered to pursue a master’s degree program in the field of business or technology at Lappeenranta–Lahti University of Technology (LUT University). In the absence of suitable candidates, master's-level non-degree students and academically talented doctoral students may also be considered.

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The Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award includes:

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  • a travel award (USD 1 600)
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  • a full tuition scholarship*
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  • Fulbright Finland pre-approved summer school
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  • residence permit allowance (based on the actual permit fees, including grantee and accompanying family members)
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*Based on the agreement with the Fulbright Finland Foundation, LUT University awards a scholarship for the recipients of the Fulbright-LUT Graduate Award to cover the annual tuition fee. The tuition scholarship is also granted for the second year of master’s studies provided that the grantee has been successful in his/her studies during the first year.

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Please see further information on the Fulbright benefits on the Finnish Fulbright Commission's website.

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The grantee will be eligible, free of charge, to participate in a Fulbright Finland Foundation pre-approved summer school in Finland consisting of courses on Finnish language, culture and society, pending availability of suitable programs.

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Grant Length: 9 months.

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The Fulbright student award competition is open to U.S. students who hold at least a bachelor’s degree. Academically talented graduating seniors may also apply before having their degree in hand.

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The grant is intended primarily for students who wish to complete a full master’s degree at Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology. Also, other students, such as academically talented doctoral students and master’s degree exchange students (nondegree students) will be considered for the grant.

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\n

English is widely spoken in academic circles and in the country as a whole. Candidates should consult the academic department as to the availability of courses and programs in English, as well as the possibility of successfully conducting research in English. Some study of local languages prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.

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Candidates are responsible for establishing contact and securing an affiliation with the LUT University and are required to apply independently for admission to the university and comply with their application deadlines. It is required that the candidate submits evidence of secured affiliation with their grant application except in a situation where the candidate is applying to a degree program and the university admission decisions are made after the Fulbright deadline. University admission guidelines can be found at the university websites or by contacting the International Coordinator at the school or department to which you wish to apply.

\n

Please see further instructions on the letter of affiliation for degree seeking students at the Finnish Fulbright Commission website.

\n

Please see more information on academic programs and courses at the LUT University website.

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Candidates of the Fulbright-EDUFI Fellowship must ask their Finnish host to submit a separate application form to the Finnish National Agency for Education EDUFI by mid-September 2021. Please see detailed application instructions on the Application section at the Finnish Fulbright Commission website.

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Please see further information on the Fulbright benefits on the Finnish Fulbright Commission's website.

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