Sponsoring Institution: too numerous to list here! ….universities, schools, binational Fulbright commissions, government agencies, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector
Type: Academic Scholarship (9 mos of International Research or Study)
Eligibility: There are a number of application requirements for this international travel scholarship that vary from country to country and may depend on your proposed course and country of study but there are a few common eligibility criteria for all countries:
- Be a citizen of the country from which you are applying
- Be in compliance with all J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) guidelines.
- Be in compliance with all governmental regulations regarding visas, immigration, travel and residence.
Application Deadline: International travel scholarship application submissions for the Fulbright open May 15, 2021 and close November 15, 2021
Highlight: Coming out of your comfort zone may be hard, but breaking down walls and restrictions may lead to the exposure of new opportunities for you to grow. As Morgan Freeman once said, “Challenge yourself; it’s the only path that leads to growth.” The Fulbright international travel scholarship sponsored by numerous partners such as universities and private firms, is a US initiative that gives university students all around the world a chance to learn and grow in a new environment. Some countries for this international travel scholarship may include the US, Canada, and UK where students will be given one academic year (9 months) with $20,000 USD to study in the country they wish. Choose between 160 countries to conduct research in for this international travel scholarship, including Greenland, Singapore, Paraguay, and many more! Annually, about 8,000 lucky students are granted the international travel scholarship! For application requirements of this international travel scholarship, one must be a citizen of their country and also match the standards expressly defined in the individual Fulbright website for the country you live in – as opposed to the one where you are looking to study. Fulbright’s original intentions for the program arose from post WW2 hopes to prevent a WW3 by creating more international cooperation and understanding and keeping peace through cultural integration . To support Fulbright and continue its mandate, apply to this international travel scholarship today: broaden your academic and cultural perspectives and see the world differently!