Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Lithuania

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2 Open Study/Research Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
9 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Award Profile

Up to two awards will be given for study/research in Lithuania.

Grant Period

9 Months

The grant period will be September to June 15th.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C. in June or July as a condition of their grants.  

Candidate Profile

Graduate-level students, including doctoral students at the dissertation level, are preferred. Applications will be considered from well-qualified individuals in all fields, provided that projects are possible in Lithuanian institutions of higher education or make use of Lithuanian archival sources. Preference is given to research that addresses issues of significance to contemporary Lithuania, such as political science, regional security, energy security, economic reform and related issues, humanities, and social and technical sciences.

Excellent opportunities exist for the study of applied arts, Lithuanian language, literature, and folklore.

Accepted Degree Levels

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Lithuanian language proficiency is not required, unless it is necessary for the successful completion of the project. Students enrolled in regular studies at universities need to be able to follow lectures in Lithuanian. Some language study prior to arrival is encouraged to promote deeper engagement with the host community. Knowledge of Russian may be helpful.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

Applicants are encouraged to arrange an affiliation and submit letters of invitation/affiliation with their application. Check university websites at http://www.studyinlithuania.lt/en/institutions?icity=&institution=&type=university&filter=Filter

It is strongly recommended that applicants research information on university programs.  More information about studies in Lithuania can be found at http://lietuva.lt/en/education_sience/education.

Visa Requirements

All grantees must secure a National D visa before departing for Lithuania. Please contact the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington D.C. for instructions on how to apply for a D visa.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://lt.usembassy.gov

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Rasa Baukuviene, Educational Affairs Specialist

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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 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.

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 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. 

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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.