Fulbright Research/ Study Grant

Internal Application Deadline: August 31, 2017

Open to: Seniors and recent graduates who have not yet started a grad program
Award Type: Research/ Academic
Area(s) of study: All fields
Award criteria: academic achievement; research
Award provides: One year of research/ study in a foreign country
Open to international students: No

Eligibility Criteria – Varies by Country:

  • Have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country to carry out the proposed study or program

The Fulbright program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries. Along with opportunities for intellectual, professional, and artistic growth, the Fulbright Program offers invaluable opportunities to meet and work with people of the host country, sharing daily life as well as professional and creative insights. Successful candidates have a strong GPA, deep and substantive experience in the research methodology required by their proposal and/or a deep background in the topic of study, and other indicators of substantive intellectual accomplishment beyond good grades (research awards, departmental awards, independent research, publications, etc.). Research/Study Grants are available for independent research, coursework, and, in some cases, master’s degree programs abroad. For more information, visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Application Components:

  • Application form
  • 2-page statement of grant purpose
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Foreign language evaluation (if required by the country to which you are applying)
  • Host country letter of affiliation

Alumni/ae may apply At Large or through Emory.

If you are interested in applying, download the application procedures.

For more information and to register your interest in the Fulbright R/S, complete the NS&FP Fulbright registration form. Applicants may not apply directly, but must secure institutional endorsement through our office.