Global Wales Visiting Student Researcher

The Fulbright Global Wales Visiting Student Researcher Award provides funding for a 6-month research project at a participating Welsh University.

The Welsh Government, Global Wales partners and the Welsh universities have partnered with the Fulbright Commission to provide one short term (6 months) scholarship for a visiting PhD student to carry out research at one of the participating Welsh universities, in any field.

The Welsh universities offer a world-class education in one of the most stunning locations. Wales is known for its friendly welcome, its affordability, its independent spirit, and its tradition of academic excellence.

Top scholars currently studying for their PhD in the US are welcome to apply to the Global Wales visiting student award. It is a central award to any of the Welsh universities listed, but the applicant should specify the proposed research subject, and proposed university.

Eligible institutions

The following institutions are eligible for this award. Please check back regularly, as new institutions may be added to this list.

  • Aberystwyth University
  • Bangor University
  • Cardiff University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Glyndwr University
  • Swansea University
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

Grant amount

  • £6,725 living stipend

Bench fees/tuition funding are to be paid by the student for applicable courses.

The stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs during the research period.

Welsh Awards