It’s a good thing! Fulbright Scholarship is currently open. Begin your journey to study in the USA. It’s a good thing! Fulbright Scholarships are fully funded scholarships available to students from abroad. They are only available in masters as well as PhD studies. Fulbright Foreign Student Program covers all tuition fees and a living stipend as well as complete accommodation fees along with travel expenses as well as health insurance. The grants are granted regardless of the applicant’s race, color or nationality, sex or age, religion or socio-economic status, disabilities, sexual orientation and gender identification.

The Fulbright scholarship program is designed to offer opportunities to different populations to attend America. United States institutions of learning. The grants are awarded to students from economically depressed group, minorities, and who come from historically underrepresented background.


Deadline It varies by country (Feb. through Oct. every year)

Institution(s): USA Universities and Academic Institutions

Level of Study: Masters, PhD

Study in the USA

Courses Available: All fields, including inter-disciplinary courses.

Program Duration: Depends on the chosen program.

Benefits of Fulbright Scholarship

Fulbright Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship that offers the winner some of the benefits:

  • The scholarship pays for the cost of tuition, living expenses as well as travel expenses, health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program grants funding for the duration of the research.
  • Check out on the the official site and the country-specific websites for the complete list of scholarships benefits.

Eligibility Fulbright Scholarship

In order to be considered for a the Fulbright Scholarships, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: International students from 155 countries around the world.
  • Selection and eligibility requirements for programs vary significantly depending on the country.
  • Check the sites for the country you reside in for more information regarding the Fulbright program in your country of origin such as eligibility requirements, and application processes.

How to Apply for Fulbright Scholarship

Please follow the steps through application procedure to submit your application for a Fulbright Scholarship:

(1) Make Online Application

To be eligible for the Fulbright program, you must collect a variety of documents to help the USEFP in assessing your skills. All documents must be included in your application.

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(2) Prepare Academic Transcripts and Degrees

All transcripts and degrees from an undergraduate degree of four years or equivalent programs include international three-year bachelor degrees or ACCA. PhD candidates should also provide transcripts and their MPhil as well as MS degree and the transcripts. They can also apply finishing your final year of undergraduate studies, provided you receive your PhD degree in December of this year.

(3) Take GRE General Test and TOFEL

In the process of submitting your application you can provide your not-official GRE score that you obtained during the testing day and your actual score, if you’ve obtained it. Each applicant must request that ETS provide an official report of the score straight to USEFP by using an identifier of 9388. General GRE (international) tests are required when you apply. A acceptable result for Engineering and Sciences on the GRE is 315+, and those for other fields are at least 310. GRE subject test isn’t required.

The lowest GRE score needed to be eligible for Fulbright is 138 for the verbal or 136 for quant. Most applicants must have the GRE score that is in the upper percentiles. If you have taken the GRE test a number of times, you could submit your highest score. Fulbright will just examine that score. The TOEFL test is not required when it comes to application submission. You must take the TOEFL test if you get a call for an interview. IELTS is not acceptable.

(4) Prepare Two Essays

There are two essays to be submitted for applicants to the Fulbright application. The essay must be completed within the space given on the application form, which is close between 800 and 800 words. Do not over-write your essays simply write them in plain English to ensure you can be sure that the Fulbright panel that isn’t familiar with the world around you can read it more easily. Before you start writing your essays, you’ll have to come up with your own marketing strategy. The most successful candidates typically take between approximately 4-6 weeks to write their essays.

(5) 3 recommendation letterheads must be submitted

The applicants must have three recommendation letters submitted with the application before the deadline. It is possible to submit three (3) Academic reference letters or one (2) academic as well as the other one (1) professional, or 2 (2) professionals and one (1) one academic. In other words, an referee’s academic letter is required. Referees should fill out the form of reference provided in the application package, and then sign the forms, seal them and stamp them inside an envelope. When you have submitted your online application, your referees will receive an online form by email.

(6) Prepare Academic Resume

An updated and up-to date resume must be submitted to the area when filling out the online application. It is not necessary to provide it in a particular style or format.

(7) Submit Online Application

There is no application fee to apply for Fulbright applicants. Fulbright program. The application must be made online.

(8) Interview

Once your application is reviewed and accepted After reviewing your application, you could be invited for an interview with a panel. The decision on your interview is made at the mid-point of September and the interviews take place in October. If you don’t receive a response from USEFP in October, it signifies that you haven’t been chosen. Interviews are a positive indication of your selection, but it is not a guarantee for admission. Interviews take between 15 and 30 minutes long and conducted by a panel comprised of four (4) persons. It is mandatory to take your official TOEFL application form along on the day of your interview, and it’s not required to pass the TOEFL exam prior to the time of the interview.

Fulbright Scholarship 2021 deadline varies per country. However, generally, it falls between February and October every year.

For more information regarding Fulbright Scholarship 2021, please go to the the official website.

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