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Additional information

If you have any questions regarding the Fulbright U.S. Student Program or need assistance with the application process, please contact:

Stephen Mead, Ph.D.
Fulbright Program Adviser Program Adviser

2015-1016 Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Special notice: China Fellowship Launch

Applications are now being accepted for the Confucius China Studies Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship. The deadline is January 29, 2015 for awards starting in the fall of 2015. 60 grants will be available in 2015.

Fully-funded master's degrees available

There are currently grants available for fully-funded, two-year master’s degree programs. Twenty grants are available for the Korean Studies Graduate Degree Program. Five grants are available for the Taiwan M.A. Degree Program.

For additional information, please contact Stephen Mead, Fulbright program advisor, at smead@stmartin.edu.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide.

The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide. Fulbright U.S. Student alumni populate a;range of professions and include ambassadors, members of Congress, judges, heads of corporations, university presidents, journalists, artists, professors, and teachers. Bose Corporation founder Amar Bose, actor John Lithgow, composer Philip Glass, opera singer Renee Fleming and economist Joseph Stiglitz are among notable former grantees. (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/history)

Signed into law in 1946, the Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Government. Conceived by Senator J. William Fulbright and introduced to Congress in 1945, the program sought the 'promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.'

Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application and must have a conferred bachelor’s degree or the equivalent before the start of the grants.

A complete breakdown of eligibility requirements is available.

The Fulbright U.S. Program application is comprised of a set of components which vary depending on the type of grant.

Applications must be submitted through the Embark online application system.

The deadline for completion is set by the Fulbright Program Adviser.