In general, the Fulbright Awards competition for British citizens follows the below timeline each year. Candidates must make their own independent applications to US institutions.

For 2019-20 awards:

  • August 2018: Applications open
  • November 2018: Applications close
  • January/February 2019: Shortlisted candidates invited to interview
  • February 2019: All candidates notified of their status
  • March 2019: Fulbright Finalist Workshop
  • June/July 2019: Pre-Departure Orientation
  • July onwards 2019: Independent departures to the USA