The Fulbright US Student Program is a prestigious international exchange grant that allows students to either pursue research or study abroad or to teach English abroad for up to one year. Over 1,000 grants are available each year in over 140 countries.
This program is funded by the US Department of State, and it was developed by the US Congress in 1946 as an effort to promote mutual understanding between cultures.
Graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and artists. To be eligible for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, you must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a bachelor’s degree by fall 2019. Depending on the country of application, you may also need to prove that you have proficiency in the language spoken in that country.
Applicants to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program apply almost a year in advance. For more information on the current year’s dates, visit https://globalaffairs.fiu.edu/study-abroad/fulbright-us-student-program/application-timeline/
WHAT FULBRIGHT IS NOT:
Grant funding for FIU study abroad programs during your undergraduate career.
We encourage you to discover more about Fulbright by attending one of our information sessions, as well as by exploring the Fulbright website at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html. The Fulbright website includes information about requirements for specific countries, application instructions, and even statistics to consider when applying.
Your first step should be to attend an information session. Program advisors who receive questions which are covered in the sessions will direct students to attend a session.
FIU’s Fulbright Program Advisor is:
Office of Study Abroad
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SASC 230