U.S Fulbright Scholarship – All you need to know about U.S Fulbright scholarship Eligibility, Benefits, Application process, Application deadline, Required documents.
U.S one of the most prestigious scholarship programs Fullbright scholarship is now open and accepting online applications for International students. The U.S Fullbright scholarship is covering 150+ countries in the world. This is a fully-funded scholarship program for both national and international students.
About Fulbright Scholarship
If you are a graduate student, or a faculty of any college/university or a professional from any kind of field, a scholar, lawyer whatever you are? You can get this scholarship. This is the global education exchange program for both professionals and students. The full bright scholarship is sponsored by the U.S government and awards approximately 8,000 grants annually in which approx 2,000 U.S. students, 4,000 foreign students, over 800 U.S. scholars, and 900 visiting scholars receive awards, in addition to several hundred teachers and professionals.
Host Country: USA
Organization: Department of State Bureau U.S
Scholarship Name: Fulbright Scholarship
Eligible Candidates: Graduates, Teachers, Artists, Professionals
Number of Awards: 8000
Benefits: Fully funded
Eligible countries: All Countries
Deadline: 15 September 2021
The U.S Fulbright scholarship is an initiative that was introduced by J. William Fulbright, a senator on Arkansas in 1946. The aim of the Fulbright scholarship is to promote exchange between U.S and International participants in the field of science and research, business development, public service, government, and the field of arts.
Fulbright Scholarship Benefits
The scholarship program is fully funded by the U.S government it covers your sum of expenses for tuition, travel, living expenses, health insurance in the USA, etc. But for surety I recommend you to read all the details of the particular award you are interested in to apply. Please contact and talk to the related officials of your country.
I mentioned a link below please visit and select your country, it will give you contact details about the Fulbright scholarship of your country.
Fulbright Scholarship Eligibilty
If you are interested in applying for these scholarships, then you have to completely fulfill a few eligibility criteria set by the scholarship program. If you are a citizen of the United States it is not enough for eligibility, please learn more about the eligibility criteria for U.S citizens here.
If you are a non-U.S citizen then you have learned more about the scholarship program for International students from here.
You must have either a four-year undergraduate degree or In case that your completed bachelors is less four years, a full-time master’s degree or a full-time postgraduate diploma from a recognized university or colleges.
If you are one of the lucky applicant who have already won the award, then you are not eligible to apply for the grant before your previous grant has come to an end. In order to apply for the program again you would have to wait for about 2 years.
The Candidates who are employed by U.S government public, private organization are not eligible for this scholarship, their family members will also not be eligible unless they have been terminated from that organization for more than 1 year.
If you are a member of the U.S armed forces and your qualification is at par with other applicants, then you are more likely to get a scholarship.
Required documents for Fulbright Scholarship
The eligibility and documents to apply for this scholarship depends on your country but you will need these basic documents-
- Official Transcripts
- Online/Paper Application
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- GRE score
- English Language Proficiency Score (TOEFL)
If you are engaged in the field of art like Architecture, Writing, Music, Dance, Film-making, then you will need a portfolio. To know which documents you will need and for which program you are eligible, you can visit the link given below.
Fulbright Important links
I mentioned some important links below in the table regarding Fulbright Scholarship programs, please visit the links and check details.
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|Developing contacts||Click here|
|Language Instructions||Click here|
Fulbright Scholarship FAQs
Who is eligible for a Fulbright scholarship?
A graduate student, or a faculty of any college/university or a professional from any kind of field, a scholar, lawyer whatever you are? from the U.S or citizen of any country.
How many Fulbright scholars are there a year?
Fulbright Program awards approximately 8,000 grants annually in which approx 2,000 U.S. students, 4,000 foreign students, over 800 U.S. scholars, and 900 visiting scholars receive awards, in addition to several hundred teachers and professionals.
Is Fulbright competitive?
Fulbright Scholarship is a very competitive and respected award. Each year thousands of applicants from all over the world who specialize in their field apply for this scholarship.
Does Fulbright scholarship cover accommodation?
The scholarship program is fully funded by the U.S government it covers your sum of expenses for tuition, travel, living expenses, health insurance in the US.
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