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Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright US Student Program is the largest US international exchange program providing opportunities for students to undertake advanced research, graduate degrees, arts projects, and teaching in one of more than 140 countries around the world. Read about UT’s most recent Fulbright grant recipients here.

Fulbright US Student Program Grants Types:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree by the start of the grant, be a current graduate student or professional degree student (without a PhD), or be an alumni who holds at least a bachelor’s degree but does not have a PhD
  • A US citizen at the time of application
  • Possess language skills for proposed project
  • Strong academic record

Application Process:
All interested UT undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni should make an advising appointment with the ONSF to discuss their Fulbright application plans. Students must also complete the brief UT Campus Pre-Application.

Application Requirements:

  • A 1-page, single-spaced personal statement and a 1-2-page single-spaced statement of grant purpose
  • May require language competency forms depending on your selected country. Consult the country pages for further instruction on expected language proficiency and required forms
  • Completion of the online Embark application
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation (or recommendation forms in the case of the ETA)
  • Official transcripts from all credit or degree-granting institutions
  • Creative & Performing Arts candidates have required supplementary materials
  • Study/Research applicants must submit a Letter of Affiliation from the host country, submitted with the formal application by the stated national deadline

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