Friday, May 07, 2021

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship to the USA, 2021-2022

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LEVEL: Masters, PhD, Research
FUNDING: Fully Funded
OPEN TO: Specific countries
STATUS: Ongoing

The Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States of America (USA). The Fulbright scholarship for international students program operates in more than 155 Fulbright countries worldwide.

This scholarship program to study in North America is awarded for graduate studies. The program is fully funded and available for candidates to study in a variety of programs at partner institutions in the United States of America.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices and applicants must apply through them. The application call is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Program Details

  • Host Institution: Partner universities and Academic Institutions in the United States of America.
  • Eligible Program: Field of study available at partner universities and Academic Institutions in the USA.
  • Number of Awards: Around 4,000 scholarships are awarded each year
  • Duration: Applicant’s program duration.
  • Fulbright’s countries: The scholarship is open for citizens of the following countries:
    East Asia and the Pacific (Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam);
    Europe and Eurasia (Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom);
    Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates);
    South and Central Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan);
    Sub-Saharan Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe);
    Western Hemisphere (Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela);

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Benefits

Winners of the Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program will be provided with the following benefits:

  • tuition fees;
  • airfare;
  • living allowance;
  • health insurance…

Note: please check official website and country specific websites for the complete list of Fulbright scholarship amount and benefits.

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program Eligibility

The Fulbright scholarship requirements vary from country to country. Please check your country specific website to have accurate information about the Fulbright Scholarship requirements, application guidelines and selection procedures.

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Fulbright Scholarship Application instructions

The Fulbright scholarship deadline varies per country but is around January to October annually. As The Fulbright scholarship applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies, applicants are advised to contact them for precise information about deadline, eligibility criteria and application procedures.

Application for the scholarship is also done through the same local commissions. Therefore, applicants must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries.

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  1. Hello, I am Mohammed Yusuf from Ethiopia. I need to apply 2021/2022 Fulbright scholarship for PhD study in Geographic information Science or Remote Sensing. But, I didn’t know how can Apply. Please is there any help?

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  3. I am SHARON BRENDA AKELLO from UGANDA. Can I apply for a Masters in Art and Industrial Design under Fulbright Scholarship?
    Thank you.

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    Thank you.

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  5. Hi,

    I would like to apply for Fulbright scholarship from Namibia. However online Application platform and deadline are not available in my country.

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  6. I am Regina Kopaya from Papua New Guinea. I’m very interested to study masters in Law under Fulbright Scholarship.
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