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Competition Details

Fulbright US Student Program

Goes By: Fulbright
Fellowship Website

Available to graduating seniors and graduate students to conduct research, pursue advanced study, or undertake teaching assistantships for one year in a foreign country.

Interested students should complete the USC Preliminary Application as soon as possible, found here:

Candidates must meet with the USC committee for a campus evaluation early in the fall semester. Strong applicants present a clear program of study or teaching to be carried out in a particular setting abroad.

Award Value

Supports one year of research, study, or teaching English abroad through the US Fulbright program. Travel and living expenses provided.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required Yes
Year of Study Funded Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral
Academic Areas: Education, All
Areas of Interest: Teaching, Study Abroad, Research
Language Funding Optional
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Fulbright First Draft Deadline
Monday, July 15, 2019
12 noon ET

Fulbright Campus Nomination Deadline
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
11:59 p.m.


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Friday, November 15, 2019
1:30 PM

Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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