The Fulbright Scholarship supports approximately 1,700 U.S. citizens to engage in study, research, or teaching assistantships abroad via the U.S. Student Program.
A U.S. Student Fulbright Grant:
- Allows for individually designed study/research projects or an English Teaching Assistantship. You can propose a project and/or study plan that will take place during one academic year in a country outside the U.S.
- Provides support for study/research/teaching in a single country(For exceptions, see World Region Summaries). You can meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.
- Facilitates cultural exchange. Through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in daily tasks, you can gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.
- Promotes mutual understanding. Through engagement in the community, you can interact with your hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom.
- Full Grant benefits for Study/Research and English Teaching Assistantships include:
- Round-trip transportation to the host country
- Maintenance for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country
- Limited Health Benefits
- Book and research allowances
- Mid-term enrichment activities in many countries or world regions
- Full or partial tuition
- Language study programs
- Pre-departure and in-country orientations