The U.S. Student Fulbright Program

Application Year

Graduating seniors, recent graduates, Master's and doctoral candidates, and young professionals


The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers recent graduates and graduate students research, study, and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries around the globe.   Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and operating as the largest U.S. exchange program, the Fulbright program awards approximately 2,000 grants in all fields of study. For more information, visit https://us.fulbrightonline.org/


See Fulbright website for country and program specific requirements. 

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or the equivalent before the start of the grant.

  • Applicants may need to demonstrate sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country.  Not all programs or countries require this, so please see specific country descriptions.

Campus Deadline (required)


National Deadline 

Fall 2021

Campus Review Process Required 


Applicant Resources from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Interested students will complete an extensive review of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program website with special attention to the country description of interest.  The following Fulbright pages are also particularly useful:

Applicant Resources from NCS


Interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program?

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