The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programmes for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university.
The Institutes include an educational residency relevant to the host university's cultural, historical and industrial environment.
Depending on the Institute, students will have the opportunity to:
- Study alongside leading academics and professionals
- Develop knowledge in specific fields
- Participate in field and in-service education
- Experience cultural and social events
- Visit museums, galleries, castles, battlegrounds, stately homes and areas of scenic beauty
- Receive credit to transfer to their home institution
- Meet people from across the US and the world
- Become an ambassador for studying in the UK
The majority of Institute costs are covered, including:
- Return US-UK airfare
- Tuition and fees at the host institution
- Accommodation and meals
- In some cases a small daily allowance
To be eligible, students must:
- Be a US citizen and possess a US passport
- Be at least 18 years old by the start of the programme
- Participate in the programme in its entirety
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.7
- Have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the Institute finishes
- Have had little or no study or travel outside of the US
Upon completion of the Institute, participants are expected to return to the US to continue their education.