1 Fulbright/TU Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodFall Start
Grant Length24 Months
Specialized Grant Types
- Science/Public Health
Fulbright Graduate Degree Grants
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is ranked 15th in the world by the QS World University Rankings (2021) in the field of Engineering and Technology. It is the largest and most comprehensive university of engineering sciences in the Netherlands, with modern facilities and a rich tradition. TU Delft is leading the way in research into technological innovations, contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society with an emphasis on health, energy transition, digital society, climate action and urbanisation & mobility.
The Faculty of Applied Sciences is the largest faculty of TU Delft and is at the frontier of contemporary engineering science. Its researchers are active in a range of fields, including bionanoscience, quantum nanoscience, biotechnology, chemical engineering, radiation science and technology and imaging physics. Much of the research being carried out at the Faculty is interdisciplinary.
2 academic years, corresponding with the 2-year MSc program.
Grant Length: 24 months.
The one-day Fulbright In-Country orientation will take place at the end of August/beginning of September (date to be determined).
Applicants must have an excellent academic record, meet the requirements for one of the MSc programmes mentioned below, and demonstrate motivation to study at TU Delft.
Candidates must (at the time of application or later during the selection process for the Fulbright grant) be admitted to one of the TU Delft MSc programmes mentioned below.
U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch/EU citizenship will not be considered.
Accepted Degree Levels
Special Application Instructions
In your Fulbright online application, for Award Name please select TU Delft Applied Sciences from the drop down menu.
Foreign Language Proficiency
Additional Information: Dutch language proficiency is not required, but is useful at the time of arrival. Some study of Dutch prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.
Fulbright Proposal Types
Letter of acceptance required prior to grant start
Applicants are required to apply separately to TU Delft by December 1, 2022 independent of their Fulbright application. Students are encouraged to contact the university to discuss the program requirements and their candidacy.
The TU Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences Fulbright Award is open to applicants for the following MSc programs. These 2-year MSc programs are conducted fully in English and include coursework, an internship, and a research thesis.
- Applied Physics, tracks: Physics for Energy; Physics for Fluid Engineering; Physics for Health and Life; Physics for Instrumentation; Physics for Quantum Devices and Quantum Computing
- Life Science & Technology (Department of Biotechnology), specialisations: Biocatalysis, Biochemical Engineering, Cell Factory
- Science Education and Communication, track: Science Communication
Grantees are responsible for finding housing themselves. Delft University of Technology may be able to help with this, but housing is not guaranteed. Information about finding housing in Delft can be found here.
Dependent support is not available. If an applicant is planning on bringing dependents, please contact the host institution to inquire whether they are willing to also apply for a residence permit for the dependents. Without a residence permit applied for by the host, dependents will not be able to join the applicant.