1 Fulbright/Lancaster University Award in Faculty of Science and Technology
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodFall Start
Grant Length10 Months
Specialized Grant Types
- Science/Public Health
Fulbright Graduate Degree Grants
The Fulbright Lancaster University Award in STEM covers the first year of any master's degree programme offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology.
Located on a beautiful campus in the North West of England, Lancaster University is an internationally highly-ranked leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research, placing great emphasis on a strong student experience and employability by giving students access to academics who are experts in their field.
Lancaster is one of only a handful of universities with a collegiate system, which has helped to forge a strong sense of identity, community and loyalty, and continues to be a distinctive feature of student life at Lancaster. Students from more than one hundred countries make up a thriving community based around our nine colleges, creating a culturally diverse campus in a location that boasts the combination of city, coast and countryside.
Lancaster’s community extends far beyond the campus with research, teaching and student exchange partnerships with leading universities and institutions in 24 countries around the world.
Lancaster’s journey has been a remarkable one and it is now one of the top universities in the world, with an ambitious strategic plan.
For a list of supported postgraduate programmes, please visit Lancaster’s Faculty of Science and Technology website, where you will find a full list of STEM programmes supported by this award.
Grant Length: 10 months.
Master's programs in the UK may last up to one year (and in rare circumstances, 2 years). Unless otherwise stated, funding is provided for the first year of the degree - although the grant period is 10 months, tuition waivers cover the entire first year and student visas are not impacted by grant length.
Stipend amounts are set and do not change based on length of the degree.
The Commission is seeking applicants who demonstrate:
- Rigor in scholarly enquiry and academic or professional excellence;
- Strong reasons for wishing to pursue the proposed project in the UK and at a particular institution;
- A desire to gain a better understanding of the peoples and cultures of their host country;
- Commitment to the community through volunteer and extra-curricular activities;
- Flexibility and dynamism necessary for active involvement in the host country.
The following applicants are ineligible for consideration: applicants who have extensive previous experience in the UK, applicants whose proposals are to complete any part of a medical degree, including internships or residencies, or applicants who hold a Ph.D. at the time the grant is to begin.
Only degrees offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology are eligible for this award.
Applicants who have previously spent time at their selected university will be at a competitive disadvantage.
Applicants who have spent six or more months in the host country in the year prior to the grant are ineligible for consideration.
Accepted Degree Levels
Special Application Instructions
In your Fulbright online application, for Award Name, please select the specific award you are applying for from the drop down menu.
Foreign Language Proficiency
Fulbright Proposal Types
Letter recommended but not required at deadline
Applicants are responsible for arranging their own affiliation and must apply for admission according to the relevant university’s admissions procedures. Applicants are not expected to have a letter of admission/affiliation at time of application, but awards are made conditional upon acceptance by the chosen institution before arrival.
Applicants will complete two applications, the Fulbright application and the university’s application (according to the university’s admissions procedures). Applicants must submit their university applications as early as possible, ideally before January 15, 2023. Applicants who fail to do so may be at a competitive disadvantage. The Fulbright Program does not cover the application fee for the university.
Tuition for the first year of study will be waived internally by the host university.
- Full tuition waiver for the first year of study
- £15,609 living stipend
- £1500 travel stipend
The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.