Scholarship Overview

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program allows international graduate students, young professionals, and artists to study and conduct research at American universities or other academic institutions. Each year, approximately 4,000 foreign students are awarded Fulbright scholarships.

Host institutions(s)

Universities and Academic Institutions in the United States


Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones in master's and PhD.

Scholarship value

In general, the grant covers tuition, airfare, a living stipend, health insurance, and other expenses. The Fulbright program pays for the duration of the study.

For a complete list of scholarship benefits, visit the official website and country-specific websites.


Eligible candidates must meet the conditions of the spcific country of origin.

The eligibility and selection procedures for programs vary greatly by country. Please visit the country-specific websites to learn more about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application procedures.

Application instructions 

All applications for the Foreign Student Program are processed by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or the United States. Embassies. As a result, international students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or the U.S. Their home countries' embassies. The deadline varies by country, but it is usually between February and October each year.

For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please see the official website (link provided below) and the country-specific websites.