Postgraduate Student Award timeline

In general, the Fulbright Awards competition for British citizens follows the below timeline. 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

*The British Friends of Harvard Business School Award typically remains open until April.

The Fulbright Schuman Award is administered by the Fulbright Commission in Belgium. The application timeline differs slightly to that of the US-UK Fulbright Commission.