Fulbright Foreign Scholarships 2021/2022 in USA for 4,000 Students (Masters & PhD)
Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarships Program for Masters, PhD and non-degree postgraduate studies to study at USA Universities. Scholarship is open for approximately 4,000 international students of more than 155 countries worldwide.
Application Deadline: varies per country, however on a general note, it usually ends in May annually of the preceding year you wish to study.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Citizens of more than 155 countries worldwide, including countries in Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, The Americas, and South and Central Asia.
To be taken at (country): All accredited USA Universities and Academic Institutions.
Eligible Field of Study: The Fulbright program encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones except medical degree program or clinical medical research.
About Scholarship: The Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings international graduate students, young professionals, and artists to the United States to study and do research. Scholarships are available for study towards a Master’s or PhD degree, as well as non-degree postgraduate studies. This program provides participants one or more years of study and research at US universities or other qualified institutions.
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.
Offered Since: 1946
Type: Masters and PhD degree (also non-degree postgraduate studies)
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
To participate in the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the applicant must have completed undergraduate education and hold a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please use the drop-down menu located on the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines. See link below
If your country is not listed there, you are not eligible to apply.
Number of Scholarships: The number of awards varies per country, but approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.
Value of Scholarship: The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. The grant funds tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. See the official website for the exact scholarship benefits.
Duration of Scholarship: The whole duration of the study, research or non-degree program – usually one year or more
How to Apply: All applications to the Foreign Student Program are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries.
Visit scholarship webpage for details
Sponsors: USA Government
Important Notes: Note that the Institute of International Education (IIE) arranges academic placement for most Fulbright nominees and supervises participants during their stay in the United States.
All inquiries should be directed to your nearest embassy or the Fulbright Commission. Visit your country’s website for additional information.