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U.S. government

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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Various benefits
226 countries
14 Oct 2024
Application deadline


The Fulbright Study/Research Award is the traditional award opportunity where a candidate designs a proposal for a specific country. 


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



The amount differs for each country

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Fullbright programs host researches and studies in all fields from 155 countries around the world. It is mainly provided to increase mutual understanding and reduce cultural gaps between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

Applicable programmes


The benefits and type of award differs for each country. Please check the official source for more information.


  • Applicants must be citizens or nationals of the United States of America at the time of the application deadline. Permanent residents are not eligible. Please review the Award Description in relation to the eligibility of dual citizens.
  • Applicants must have a conferred bachelor's degree or equivalent before the start of the grant period.
  • Applicants must meet the language requirements of the award to which they are applying and demonstrate sufficient competency to complete their project and adjust to life in the host country.
  • Applicants may hold a J.D. at the time of application.
  • Doctors of Medicine may receive grants for advanced academic study, but not for internships or residencies. Scholars with an M.D. degree who have completed their formal postgraduate training and propose attachment to a hospital or clinic for the purpose of independent or collaborative research should apply to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Grants shall not authorize activity for which a license to practice medicine or nursing is required. The Fulbright Program cannot authorize proposals for medical research that involves clinical training, patient care or patient contact.

Scholarship requirements




226 countries



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

14 Oct 2024

Application is open annually from early April – mid-October. 

Applicants applying through an institution will submit by their campus deadlines, prior to the national deadline.


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