University of Nottingham

The Fulbright University of Nottingham Award covers a one-year master's degree or the first year of a doctoral programme offered by the University of Nottingham in any subject area.

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering university providing an exceptional, research-led education and an outstanding student experience for its 48,000 students. Built on the ethos that education can unlock potential and transform lives, we are committed to excellence in teaching and learning.  

Founded in 1948, with a history stretching back to 1881, we have 140 years of heritage and success to be proud of, and to build on. Nottingham is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group and the Universitas 21 global network. We are ranked 103 in the world (18 in the UK) out of more than 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022. 

The university has a history of world-changing research, from the development of MRI technology to the ongoing fight against modern slavery and world hunger. We offer a broad range of postgraduate masters and research degree programmes across the liberal arts, engineering, medicine, healthcare, science, and social sciences. 

Nottingham students benefit from outstanding careers support, internship opportunities, and links with local, national and global employers. Our graduates are among the most sought-after in the UK, consistently targeted by leading graduate employers. Students also enjoy a great campus experience with excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith, and over 300 clubs and societies to choose from.  

The city of Nottingham is world-famous for the legends of RobinHood andis a UNESCO City of Literature. There is plenty to explore including a castle, parks and gardens, major sportsvenuesand exciting nightlife. Located in the heart of England, it is only two hours from London by train, with excellent transport links to other major cities and local attractions.  

Grant amount

  • Tuition waiver up to £27,500
  • £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 research programmes (full time), with an optional fourth year for completion of the thesis.