USIA Fulbright Scholarship Program

The USIA Fulbright Program provides a number of opportunities for American citizens to study and conduct research abroad; and for citizens of other nations to do so in the United States. Of most interest to undergraduate students is the Fulbright U.S. Student Program that provides awards to graduating seniors to study, research, teach, or train in the creative arts in over 100 countries.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. Must have obtained a bachelor’s degree by the start of the grant
  2. Must be a U.S. Citizen
  3. Strong candidates will submit a feasible proposal in their Statement of Grant Purpose
  4. Students must have a goal of engaging in the host community

Application Procedures

  1. The Fulbright Program at U-M is administered by the International Institute. Details about the local application program can be found here.
  2. Applications are due in early September of senior year for the fall following graduation; students should start planning their Fulbright applications in spring/summer between junior and senior year.
  3.  See the International Institute’s Fulbright page for more information.

Contact:  Heather Johnson, International Institute.