Graduate Scholarship

The Fulbright U.S. Student grant funds graduating seniors, recent bachelorette degree recipients, master’s and doctoral candidates to perform research, study, or teach English for an academic year in a participating country.

Students must be endorsed by their undergraduate institutions to apply.

Interested in help from a mentor for your application? Learn more about our mentor program!

Deadline: Oct. 10, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. EST


  • Funding: 
    • Round-trip transportation
    • Room and board
    • Incidental costs
    • Accident and sickness health benefits
  • Country-dependent funding:
    • Research allowances
    • Enrichment activities
    • Full or partial tuition
    • Language programs
    • Pre-departure and in-country orientations


  • Applicants must be born or naturalized citizens.
  • You cannot apply for more than one grant in a cycle.
  • You cannot hold a doctoral degree when applying, but may hold a JD.
  • At the start of the grant, you must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent (four years professional experience in the creative or performing arts counts). 
  • Applicants must meet language requirements of the host country.
  • Additional eligibility requirements and details can be found on the program website linked below.

Program Website:

FWD: Scholars Application Guide