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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.If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a U.S. college or university, you will apply through that institution, even if you are not currently a resident there. Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, will hold a bachelor’s degree by the award start date, and do not have a Ph.D. degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicants 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.

The Getting Started page will provide information on eligibility and next steps.

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 7 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/Administrator

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor or administrator at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award, you will need to apply through fulbrightscholars.org.

To support your students in applying for a U.S. Student Program award, please connect with the Fulbright Program Adviser at your institution.

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 Program or Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

Recorded Webinars

Recorded webinars offer an opportunity to revisit webinars you have missed. Typically, webinar recordings are published within a week of the live event. If you are looking for a webinar that is not posted below, please feel free to contact us at FBStudent@iie.org to find out if it was recorded and available.

View upcoming webinars can be viewed on the Events page.

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2025-2026 Award Year


Fulbright U.S. Student Program Overview

Intro to Fulbright U.S. Student Program


English Teaching Assistantship
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Overview - Spanish
Intro to Fulbright Fogarty
Introduction to Arts Awards
Introduction to Graduate Degree Enrollment
Study/Research Award

Application Tips


Arts Application Components: Portfolios
Finding an Affiliate
Fulbright Program Information for ROTC Cadets
Host Country Engagement

Your Future with Fulbright


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Alumni Ambassador Panel - Fulbright as a Ph.D. Dissertation
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Alumni Ambassador Panel and MIUSA: Applicants with Disabilities
Alumni Ambassador Panel- ETA
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
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