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Fulbright Scholar Program Grant

Fulbright Scholar

Application Deadline


Eligibility Requirements

U.S. citizenship at the time of application.

B.A. degree or the equivalent conferred before the start of the grant. Graduating seniors may apply along with master’s or doctoral candidates.

In the creative and performing arts, four years of professional training and/or experience meets the basic eligibility requirement.

U.S. applicants must be in Good health.

Generally, proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country sufficient to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study.

Open to all majors.

Scholarship Description

“The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or English Teaching Assistantships.

During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.

Grant lengths and dates vary by country. Please consult the specific country summary for details.”



Martha PattersonMartha Patterson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Carnegie Hall 206
(618) 537-6881