University of Bristol

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

The University of Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK. It was ranked 62nd in the world in the QS World University rankings 2022and in the top 100 for 32 different subjects. In the UK, it is in the QS top 10 and is one of the most targeted British universities for employers. 

The university has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1876. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and much ofits research has been classed as world-leading by the Research Excellence Framework. University of Bristol researchers challenge some of the world’s most pressing issues in areas as diverse as infection and immunity, human rights, climate change, and cryptography and information security. 

Staff, students and researchers from the University of Bristol continue to work with various partners to further understand COVID-19 and the far-reaching impact the pandemic has on all our lives. 

Students always say how much they love the city of Bristol - ranked 11th in National Geographic’s global 'cool list destinations - from its friendly people and fantastic music scene to its vibrant harbourside, green spaces and buzzing centre. Best of all, Bristol is the perfect size, offering all the excitement of a big city packed into an area you can easily explore on foot or by bike. 


Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £15,609 living stipend
  • $1500 travel stipend

The living stipend 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).