Fulbright U.S. Student Program


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2 Open Study/Research Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Grant Period
9 Months
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Grant Period

9 Months

The grant period is September/October through June/July.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Well-qualified candidates at all graduate degree levels will be considered. Candidates must be mature, self-motivated individuals who are capable of working independently without supervision. Projects can be either full-time study, a combination of independent research and advanced courses or participation in a graduate degree program. Proposals are welcome from candidates in all disciplines.

Accepted Degree Levels




Foreign Language Proficiency

Required - Intermediate

Additional information: Proficiency in French or German commensurate with the project needs is required before the grant begins. Some projects may not have a language requirement due to the fact that the University of Luxembourg operates in three languages: French, German and English.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Candidates are responsible for arranging their own host affiliation. Preliminary contacts with, and letters of support from host institutions are acceptable at the time of application. Degrees are not normally obtainable in one year. Graduating seniors will be expected to enroll in courses at the University of Luxembourg. Archives and libraries of international organizations in Luxembourg are open only to well-qualified advanced students.


U.S. students currently residing in Luxembourg are ineligible for consideration.

Special Application Instructions

Applicants must include a timeline of the proposed project in the Statement of Grant Purpose. Please include the proposed start and end month in Luxembourg.

Specific Program/Country Considerations

Fulbright Grants to Luxembourg are only for study at Luxembourger institutions. Applications cannot be made for the European Union program by entering the Luxembourg competition.


Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website


I am a....

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.