The Fulbright scholarship and grant are components of the Fulbright Program which is an international exchange program created by the U.S. government.
In 1946, Senator William Fulbright of Arkansas introduced legislation that helped to create the Fulbright Program. Today it operates in approx. 155 countries and awards 8,000 scholarships and grants each year to students, scholars and teachers.
All scholarships and grants awarded through the Fulbright program are selected by the presidentially appointed William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. This board also establishes all policy rules and guidelines.
Scholarships and grants are awarded based on applicants academic merit and leadership potential.
1) U.S. citizen at the time of application.
2) B.A Degree or equivalent.
3) A certificate of good health provided by a physician.
4) To be proficient in the written and spoken language of the host country to the degree that you’re able to communicate and be capable of conducting your studies in your proposed field.
If you’re a graduating college student, graduate student, teacher or even a mid career teaching professional interested in continued learning and participating in an international exchange program, there may be a Fulbright scholarship or grant that can help you achieve your goals.
Learn what grants for graduate school Fulbright has to offer for exceptional students.
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