Fulbright Student Scholarship

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This Fulbright Student Scholarship course is designed for FIU juniors, seniors, recent alumni and graduate students applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Scholarship.

Learn how to craft a competitive application with tutorials on selecting a country, writing the statement of grant purpose and personal statement, and securing strong letters of recommendation. Participants will also receive individualized feedback on essay drafts in advance of the campus application deadline. Enrollment for the course is free and now open.

What is Fulbright?

Fulbright is the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international exchange program. Fulbright Scholars receive funding for 9-11 months of international teaching, study and/or research in countries all over the world.

Only U.S. citizens and nationals are eligible to apply. Additional eligibility information can be found here.

When should I begin my application?

The Fulbright Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships available to U.S. citizens. You should leave ample time to craft a highly-competitive application. In advance of the FIU campus deadline, English Teaching Assistantships should spend 4-6 weeks preparing and editing their applications. Study/Research Scholarship applicants should spend 6-10 weeks preparing their applications.

The FIU campus deadline to submit a full draft is September 1. In mid-September, FIU will host campus interviews. The national Fulbright application deadline is mid-October.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Kuntz at akuntz@fiu.edu.