2 Open Study/Research Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodFlexible Start
Grant Length10 Months
Grant length is 10 months.
Grant Length: 10 months.
Two semesters: August to December; January to July. Most grantees choose to begin in the fall, but the start date is flexible. The latest possible start date is March 31, 2025.
As a condition of the grant, all grantees to El Salvador are required to participate in the Pre-Departure Orientation in the U.S.
Degree Level of Applicant
Foreign Language Proficiency
Additional Information: Higher level proficiency may be necessary depending on the requirements of the proposed project. Applicants should discuss plans for language study between time of application and the commencement of the grant with the Language Self-Evaluation. A Foreign Language Evaluation by a college level Spanish language instructor is required.
Fulbright Proposal Types
Letter required for independent study or research at deadline
Applicants are responsible for arranging their own affiliations with an academic institution, research facility, or another appropriate organization, and for submitting supporting documentation verifying this affiliation at the time of application.
Grantees are responsible for arranging their own housing.
Fulbright Program Management Contact
Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website
Because of the ongoing threat of violent crime, El Salvador is rated by the U.S. Department of State as "Level 3: Reconsider Travel". Applicants should clearly state in their research proposal that they have read and understand the safety and security information found at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/el-salvador.html