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Fulbright Research/ Study Grant

Internal Pre-Application due between May 31 and June 27, 2024

Internal Full Application Deadline: 4:00 PM (ET), August 29, 2024

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
Institutional Support or Endorsement Required: Fulbright strongly recommends seniors seek institutional endorsement. For alumni, it is optional but strongly encouraged.

If you are interested in applying for Fulbright, please sign up for our specialized Fulbright Canvas Course which outlines our internal application process and provides extensive how-to and sample materials. Already enrolled? Click here to access the course materials.

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

  • 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






  • Chris Batterman (‘19C) Music, Latin American Studies (Brazil)
  • Ellen Dymit (‘19C) Environmental Sciences, Biology (Norway)
  • Alexandra Llovet (‘19C) Spanish and Portuguese, Biology (Brazil)


  • Lamija Grbic’ (‘17C) Philosophy, Sociology (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Abigail Lopez Rivera (‘16C, MPH ’18) (Sierra Leone)


  • Morika Hensley  (‘16C; '17G), Environmental Sciences (India)
  • Thomas McGlade (‘17C), History (Brazil)



If you are interested in learning more about the application process and recommended timeline, visit our main Canvas course.

If you are not currently enrolled in our Canvas course, you may self enroll.
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