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.
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
- Undergraduate Degree
- Five years of professional experience (university staff development fellows are encouraged to apply)
- Excellent English language skills
- Outstanding academic records, references, and preparation in chosen fields
- Satisfactory TOEFL and GRE or GMAT test scores as a part of the final selection process by the Fulbright Scholarship Board in the U.S.
- Preference will be given to those applicants who have not had extensive recent experience in the United States
- Applicants should have high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program and returning home to serve in their field of study