Cardiff University

The Fulbright Cardiff University Award covers the first year of any master's or doctoral degree programme offered by the university.

Cardiff University is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. Their world-leading research was ranked fifth amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and second for impact.

The university opened its doors on 24 October 1883 and was formally established by Royal Charter in 1884.

Driven by creativity and curiosity, the university strives to fulfil its social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

The Welsh motto is Gwirionedd, Undod a Chytgord (Truth, unity and concord).

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £12,950

This is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).