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, hold a bachelor’s degree, 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.
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 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. 

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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. 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.

Italy

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1 Fulbright Award for a Laurea Magistrale at the Politecnico di Milano

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
20 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

One award is available for a Laurea Magistrale in Architecture at the School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering, or a Laurea Magistrale in Design at the School of Design of the Politecnico di Milano.

Depending on previous academic degree, the candidate can enroll in any of the Laurea Magistrale in Architecture at the School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering listed in http://www.auic.polimi.it/en/), or any of the Laurea Magistrale in Design at the School of Design listed in http://www.design.polimi.it/en/.

Both programs are two-year full-time programs taught in English to students from Italy and around the world. The programs provide students with an advanced training in the field of Architectural Design and Design develops theoretical, humanistic, artistic and design competences based on the Italian tradition, facing different housing cultures, the new forms and spaces of contemporary cities, the development of new urban settlements in developing countries, the innovation in building techniques and environmental sustainability. The educational path meets adequately the increasing need to face the complexity of problems and the new professional responsibility of architects, as required both in Europe and worldwide.

Grant Period

20 Months

Both Laurea Magistrale in Architecture and in Design will begin at the end of September/October 2020 – July 2022.

Exact starting and ending dates of both programs will be confirmed in late Spring 2020. The Fulbright grantee will be required to participate in a one- to two-day Orientation Program organized by the Fulbright Commission in mid-October.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

U.S. citizens or nationals with an academic degree in Architecture or Design.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended - Novice

Italian language proficiency is not a requirement in the candidate selection process, but is strongly recommended. While the program is delivered through English, applicants should include plans for language study in their Fulbright applications, and selected applicants should begin studying the language as soon as feasible, since language abilities will greatly enhance the Fulbright experience.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: n/a

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

Politecnico di Milano: https://www.polimi.it/en/

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Tuition fees will be covered for two years as part of the award.

Special Application Instructions

Information is available at http://www.polinternational.polimi.it/how-to-apply

While the application deadline for the Fulbright award is Octber 8, 2019, the application for the Politecnico of Milano should be started as early as the beginning of September 2019. 

Applicants are required to submit the standard Fulbright application and are not requested to present a letter of affiliation with the Politecnico di Milano.

Entry Visa

Grantees must enter Italy on a study visa covering the authorized length of grant.

Basic information about visas and their application process is available at http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en

The possibility to stay for longer periods and/or being accompanied by dependents is subject to the provisions and restrictions of Italian Law.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available.

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.it/fulbright-us-student-program/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Barbara Pizzella