Cardiff University

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

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As the only Russell Group university in Wales, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while enjoying a wide variety of courses that can be tailored to any aspirations.  

Cardiff University is ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK (Times & Sunday Times University Guide, 2024) and has seen 90% of its research confirmed as world-leading or internationally excellent by the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021). The university's breadth of expertise in research-led teaching encompasses the humanities; the natural, physical, health, life and social sciences; engineering and technology; and a commitment to lifelong learning. 

The University has a vibrant student community with more than 200 clubs and societies to choose from, as well as a Students’ Union voted 2nd best in the UK. A multi-million pound investment has transformed the Students’ Union into the Centre for Student Life, a hub for student services at the very heart of campus, and the biggest upgrade of Cardiff University’s campus in a generation. 

As a city, Cardiff has a low cost of living and is friendly, safe, and diverse. Breath-taking beaches, national parks and mountains are all easily accessible and you’ll find a vibrant arts and music community as well as great shopping, world-class sporting events and an exciting food scene.

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Grant amount

Full tuition waiver

£19,027 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).

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