The Fulbright Commission offers approximately 20 traditional scholarships to US graduate students in any subject wishing to study in the UK. The scholarships aim to promote mutual understanding between the United States and the UK. They cover tuition fees and 10 months' maintenance sufficient to cover housing, travel, food and other living expenses.
Candidates are expected to be leaders, or future leaders, in their field of study, whose project proposals reflect enduring concerns, demonstrate sound methodology, and avoid politicisation of scholarly inquiry.
Candidates must be US citizens and must demonstrate the following:
The Commission encourages professionals, academics and recent graduates to apply. Candidates without a BA or equivalent degree but with extensive years of professional study and/or experience in their chosen field may be considered. Candidates may apply to more than one university and formal acceptance need not be completed prior to applying for a Fulbright award.
No funding is available for:
Awards are not intended for any part of a medical degree, including internships or residences, although medical students may receive a grant for advanced academic study.
The deadline for completed applications is 18 October 2011.
Potential candidates in the US should consult their Campus Fulbright Advisor or contact the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York for more information and an application pack.
In the UK contact:
This article was published on Nov 15, 2011