Fulbright Scholarships

The Fulbright Scholarships for Foreign Students, which is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.

Scholarship Summary
Level: Postgraduate Institution(s): Participating schools
Location: USA, Field(s): Any field
Target: All Deadline(s): Not specified

It operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and is offered to approximately 4,000 foreign students each year. Generally, tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc., are covered throughout the duration of study

The scholarships are given to postgraduate students across all fields including biological sciences, social sciences, humanities, commercial, engineering, arts, etc. Visit the website of the institution you wish to attend to learn about the programs offered by the university.


To be considered for the award, candidates must meet the eligibility requirements of his/her home country: Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please visit the link to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines. Your country must be listed in the link above for you to be eligible to apply.

You must meet the following requirements of your home country:

  • citizenship requirements
  • Language Requirements
  • Testing Requirements (Language Tests such as IELTS,TOEFL)
  • Admissions Tests requirements and be acceptable to the host institution

How to Apply for the Fulbright  Scholarships

Deadline varies per country, however, applications usually open in February and close in May. All applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies in the participating countries. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. Country specific information can also be found in the link below.

Visit the Official Website and the Country details for more information about the scholarship application process.



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  • February 28, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    if far from the USA embassy what the solution?


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