Fulbright Fellowships


Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, The Fulbright Fellowship program is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. Fulbright grants support graduate study and research in more than 100 foreign countries.


Candidates must be U.S. citizens who will hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent prior to receiving the grant. To be competitive, candidates should have a GPA of at least 3.3. See Fulbright website for details on eligibility.


College and university students must apply through their campus Fulbright Program advisor. Grants provide funds for transportation, language or orientation courses, where appropriate, tuition, books, maintenance for one academic year, and limited health and accident insurance.

Application Deadline:

  • Electronic submission:  By 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday, March 1, 2010
  • Hard Copy Submission:  By 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, March 2, 2010



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