Fulbright Opportunities for U.S. Students
Considering the Fulbright Program as an undergrad? We have the support systems in place to walk you through the application, every step of the way.
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All Maryland undergraduate and graduate students who want to apply to one of the Fulbright Student award programs MUST contact the Maryland National Scholarships Office (NSO), which handles advising alongside our campus representative. Applications to the U.S. Student Program MUST be submitted through NSO and are due by September 1. NSO recommends contacting them as far ahead as possible--ideally, by the end of the spring semester before your application is due--in order to produce an optimal proposal.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
is designed to give recent bachelor’s degree graduates opportunities for international experience. You can apply for an Academic Study Grant or to serve as an English Language Teaching Assistant in a foreign country. The Academic Study Grant program is also open to students in the early stages of graduate study.
Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship
arranges professional placements in foreign government ministries or institutions. Grantees gain hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries while simultaneously carrying out their own academic research/study project.
Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
provides opportunities for students to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling on a globally significant social or environmental topic in up to three countries.
Fulbright-Hayes Program for Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA)
provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, for periods of six to 12 months. Applications are submitted by the applicant's department through the Maryland Office of Research Administration.