Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Fulbright Foreign Scholarships 2020/2021 in USA for 4,000 Students (Masters & PhD)

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarships Program for Masters, PhD and non-degree postgraduate studies to study at USA Universities. Scholarship is open for approximately 4,000 international students of more than 155 countries worldwide.

Application Deadline: varies per country, however on a general note, it is usually from February to May annually of the preceding year you wish to study.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Citizens of more than 155 countries worldwide, including countries in Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, The Americas, and South and Central Asia.

To be taken at (country): All accredited USA Universities and Academic Institutions.

Eligible Field of Study: The Fulbright program encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones except medical degree program or clinical medical research.

About Scholarship: The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. The scholarships are for study towards a Master’s or PhD degree, and can also be awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies. Study and research under this program is for one or more years at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.

Offered Since: 1946

Type: Masters and PhD degree (also non-degree postgraduate studies)

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • To participate in the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the applicant must have completed undergraduate education and hold a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
  • Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please use the drop-down menu located on the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines. See link below
  • If your country is not listed there, you are not eligible to apply.

Number of Scholarships: The number of awards varies per country, but approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Value of Scholarship: The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. The grant funds tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. See the official website for the exact scholarship benefits.

Duration of Scholarship: The whole duration of the study, research or non-degree program – usually one year or more

How to Apply: All applications to the Foreign Student Program are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries.

Visit scholarship webpage for details

Sponsors: USA Government

Important Notes: Note that the Institute of International Education (IIE) arranges academic placement for most Fulbright nominees and supervises participants during their stay in the United States.

All inquiries should be made to your local embassy or Fulbright Commission. For more information, see your country-specific website.

20 Comments
  1. Amare Yizengaw says

    Dear sir, I am Amare Yizengaw Getie From Ethiopia . I have BSc dgree with major chemistry and minor mathematics From Addiss ababa university. If I have got this chance and join the scholar ship programe , I will be Succed throught in my life

  2. Boateng Eugene Gyamfi says

    I want a scholarship to study in USA/Canada

    1. Eshemogie Christian says

      I want to make an enquiry on fully funded scholarship post graduate programme in Occupational Health and Safety.

    2. Ngong Wiel Malith says

      Hello, I am Ngong Wiel Malith from South Sudan, I have Bachelor degree of science in Industrial Chemistry and I will be happy if I’m enlisted into your scholarship postgraduate program.

  3. Charlotte Rogers says

    My name is Charlotte Rogers, l obtained a BA French, from nasarawa state university, Nigeria, with a 2.1, l need a fully funded scholarship to study translation and conference interpretation in France.

  4. Ararsa Abdeta says

    My Name is Ararsa Abdeta I want to study in Canada,USA,Germany,Australia,UK ,China,Japan and South Koria

  5. Abbey says

    I’m surprised that you people disseminate wrong and fake information.
    I’m quite sure the link and site is not genuine.

  6. Isata Kamara says

    Hello. I am a female with an
    MPH working currently as a food safety officer. Do I need to get acceptance for a study program before applying for this schorlaship?

  7. hadush says

    dear sir/madam I am hadush leake from Ethiopia and i will gratitude after three months in food engineering from Addis Ababa science and technology university and i went to apply for this scholarship and my question is Ethiopia is included in the eligible country criteria

  8. Tariku Tuba says

    Hi, My name is Tariku Tuba from Ethiopia. I am going to graduate watershed management (MSc) from Wolaita sodo University. I wishes to learn (PhD) in Environmental conservation and related fields in U.S.A or UK. Because conserving our environment is crucial in the World.

  9. ISAAC APPIAH says

    Hi,am Isaac Appiah from Ghana.I graduated from my school with Bachelor of Education in English Language.
    I would be much grateful if you could grant me full scholarship to do my postgraduate (Masters) in any of the Universities in the U.S.A.
    Thank you.

  10. PRISCILIA says

    I have bachelor degree in linguistics and communication studies. I will really appreciate if I’m enlisted on your 2020/2021 Fulbright postgraduate scholarship scheme. I’m from Nigeria

  11. Maurine Kengwerere says

    Hello,
    My name is Maurine Kengwerere from Kenya
    I want to apply for the scholarship but I don’t have the TOEFL score but teaching in my previous university was done in English
    Is it possible for me to get the scholarship minus TOEFL score?

  12. Mbonjoh meriame mbojeh says

    I’m mbonjoh meriame mbojeh from cameroon have Bachelor degree in Accounting and management. I will be happy if I’m enlisted in your 2020/21 Fullbright postgraduate scholarship.

  13. Amina lawal Garba says

    Hello
    I am Amina lawal Garba by name , From Nigeria. I am also a female, I read BSc Criminology and past out with second class upper Honours, From Bayero unversity Kano. Obviously am interested to study Masters Degree understand this platform, for am battling with Financial constrained and many more uncertainties in my country. I really appreciate your programs and Hope you will short list my Name for 2021 academic session.
    Best regards!

  14. Dessie Ashagrie says

    Hello, My name is Dessie Ashagrie Tafere from Ethiopia. I am going to graduate in inorganic chemistry (MSc) from Debre Markos University. I wishes to learn (PhD) in environmental chemistry and related fields in U.S.A or UK. Because conserving our environment is crucial in the World.

  15. Eboh blessing says

    hello ,my name is Eboh blessing am an undergraduate i wish to study biochemistry in U.S .A I will be happy if I would be enlisted in your 2020/21 Fulbright undergraduate scholarship

  16. Akpan, Inime Asuquo says

    Hello, I am M.sc final year student In hospitality and Tourism Marketing, university of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. I wish to do my PhD in Hospitality and Tourism management in USA or Uk.. I will be very happy if you will allow the spirit of God to lead you to enlist my name…… Thanks!

  17. Joseph Ashgabgo Daniel says

    I’m Joseph Ashga Daniel I want a fully funded scholarship in USA/Canada to study master in animal health/husbandry

  18. zeriohun nibretu says

    How do you do? I am zerihun nibretu tessema from Ethiopia. I am going to graduate development economics (MS) from university of Gondar. I interested to learn (PhD) in development economics in U.S.A or UK in the next year. Because as you know economics is the back bone of the world and i am very very happy by my education. moreover my countries require a huge responsible for its now economic crisis. therefore, if you are volunteer to give the chance to me, i will promise that i will attend my school in better way and am ready to pay my country as well as yours’ tired.
    thank you
    stay safe
    from zerihun nibretu

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.