Fulbright Award applications open for UK citizens

Applications are open for the 2018-19 Fulbright Awards programme for British citizens, until the deadline of 6 November 2017.

The UK Fulbright Awards programme looks for individuals interested in studying, researching or teaching at higher education institutions in the USA. Fulbright Awards are available to:

Our scholarships can cover any discipline at any accredited US institution. In addition to financial contributions they can include:

  • Sickness and accident coverage
  • J-1 visa sponsorship and pre-departure support & orientation
  • Cultural enrichment programmes and events
  • Support in the USA
  • Access to a global alumni network of collaborative engagement and cultural diplomacy, with over 300,000 academically and professionally accomplished members

We assess more than intellectual merit and academic excellence. The best applications are from well-rounded applicants who can demonstrate:

  • Strong academic proposals and/or research projects
  • Ambassadorial skills and intercultural sensitivity 
  • Genuine desire to learn more about the UK and to share aspects of American culture
  • Extracurricular activities and community involvement
  • Leadership potential
  • Plans to further the Fulbright mission and give back to the UK upon returning

Applications will close at 5pm GMT on 6 November 2017.