Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020-21

The applications for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020-21 have opened. Interested candidates can apply to the program until the deadlines. The deadlines are from February to October 2020.

The program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. Additionally, it operates in more than 160 countries worldwide. Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Eligibility Criteria

Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Therefore, the candidates must check their country-specific website to find information about the Fulbright Program in their home country. Also, they should check eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

Duration of the Scholarship

  • The organizers grant tuition funds, airfare, a living stipend as well as health insurance, etc.
  • Moreover, the Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.

Also, see the official website and country-specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.

Host Institution(s)

USA Universities as well as Academic Institutions

Number of Awards

  • The USA provides approximately 4,000 foreign students Fulbright scholarships each year.

Field(s) of study

  • Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.

Application Procedure

The interested candidates should check the application procedure to apply.

  • Bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies process all Foreign Student Program applications.
  • Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries.
  • Furthermore, the deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.

Also, it is important to visit the official website and the country-specific websites for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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