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.

Unlock your potential at the University of Nottingham and discover a world of academic excellence, pioneering research and life-changing opportunities.  

Nottingham is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group and the Universitas 21 global network. It is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities and the UK’s top 20 in the QS World University Rankings. It was also named as the Sports University of the Year for 2021 inThe Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. 

The University’s roots date back to 1881 and it has been awarding degrees since 1948. Its campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia are home to over 47,500 students from more than 150 countries, and its global alumni community numbers almost 300,000 Nottingham graduates worldwide. 

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. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranks Nottingham 8th in the UK for research power. 

The University offers a broad range of postgraduate masters and research degree programmes across the liberal arts, engineering, medicine, healthcare, science, and social sciences such as business, economics, law and politics.  

Nottingham students benefit from outstanding careers support, internship opportunities, and links with local, national and global employers. They also enjoy a great student experience with excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith, and over 200 clubs and societies to choose from. 

The city of Nottingham is world-famous for the legends of Robin Hood, and is a UNESCO City of Literature. There is plenty to explore including a castle, parks and gardens, major sports venues and 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
  • £14,000 living 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.