Fulbright Scholarship Program is one of the United States Cultural Exchange Programs, and the aim is to improve cultural diplomacy,intercultural relations, and intercultural competence between the people of the United States and other countries.
This is done through the exchange of knowledge, persons, and skills. It is among the most prestigious and competitive fellowship programs in the world and through the program, competitively-selected american and non-american citizens including students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists may receive scholarships to study, conduct research, teach, or exercise their talents abroad; and citizens of other countries may qualify to do the same by immigrating to the United States of America through the assistance the Fulbright scholarship program.
The United States of America has provided the Fulbright scholarship to thousands of international students in over 155 countries to seek their studies in United States universities and academic institutions since the year 1946.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State receives funding from the United States Congress via annual appropriation bills, which is use to run this program. Additional support comes from partner governments, foundations, corporations, and host institutions both in and outside the U.S.
Eligibility Criteria for Application:
Prospective Candidates for this program must;
- Have high academic achievement
- Have a compelling project proposal or statement of purpose
- Demonstrate leadership potential, and flexibility and adaptability to interact successfully with the host community.
- Eligible Language: English
- Countries Eligible: International students from 155 countries around the world.
- Kindly visit the official web page for further details to find more information about the Fulbright Scholarship Program in your country, including eligibility obligations and application procedures.
Field of Study:
Fulbright program envelopes all fields of study including inter disciplinary curriculum.
- The Fulbright scholarship envelopes tuition, a living stipend, airfare and health insurance, e.t.c. and also aids funding for the duration of the study.
- Kindly visit the official web page for further details and country specific websites for the finalized list of scholarship benefits
- Level of Study: Masters and PhD
- Institution(s): United States of America Universities and Academic Institutions
- Study Base: United States Of America
- Field of Study: All fields, including inter disciplinary courses.
- Program Duration: Dependent on the selected program.
- Fulbright Scholarship Deadline: Dependent per country (Feb. to Oct. annually)