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Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program operates in more than 160 countries worldwide. Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.

Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please use the drop-down menu here to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

If your country is not listed there, you are not eligible to apply.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

USA Government

Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: varies, Feb-Oct 2021

Study in:  USA

Course starts AY 2022-2023

Brief description: 

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States at U.S. universities or other academic institutions.

Host Institution(s):

USA Universities and Academic Institutions

Field(s) of study:

Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.

Number of Awards:

Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Target group:

International students from 155 countries around the world

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Scholarship value/duration:

Generally, the grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.

See the official website and country specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.

Eligibility:

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be citizens of Tanzania or permanent residents qualified to hold a valid passport issued by Tanzania.

Applicants must have a record of outstanding academic achievement and preparation in their chosen field of study. They must show high motivation and serious commitment to completing the program and to returning home.

Applicant must have at least the equivalent of four (4) years of university study or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree. Candidates that have three (3) years of tertiary study should have the equivalent of thirteen (13) years of primary and secondary school and their undergraduate degree should allow them to be eligible to pursue higher education in Tanzanian universities.

Applicants who wish to pursue study in a field other than their current field of study must demonstrate adequate background in that field.

Applicant must meet the minimum scores on required standardized tests.

Applicants must be affiliated with or committed to working at an academic institution or public or private institutions in Tanzania upon return, and should have the endorsement of their home institution.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Applicants should have a high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home.

Applicants with no extensive or recent U.S. experience will be given preference.

Applicants must have a bachelor degree obtained before May 30, 2018, as well as at least two years professional experience relevant to their prospective field of study.

Applicants must have a sufficiently high level of English proficiency to enable them to complete a full-time program of graduate study in the United States.

No applicant may receive more than one Fulbright Student grant, including Humphrey Scholar alumni. This does not apply to the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program alumni.

Employees staff (LES) employed by the State Department/United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are ineligible for grants during the period of their employment and for one year following the termination of employment.

Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please see the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Application instructions:

All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies.

 Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. Deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) and the country specific websites for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website/Links:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-fulbright

Related Scholarships:

Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

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