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Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed to provide a variety of levels of funding for recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master's and doctoral candidates, and young professionals and artists to study, conduct research, teach English and gain personal development and international experience in a wide variety of academic fields and countries around the world.

Prospective Fulbright applicants should attend an information session on Thursday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m. in 216 McDowell Hall and review Fulbright's website. The website outlines the application procedure, provides information on participating countries by region, as well as additional important pre-application details. Application materials are available on the website as well.

Students applying through the University of Delaware should submit completed applications via email to one of the Fulbright Program Advisors by September 15 at 5:00pm: Lisa Chieffo (undergraduate students) or Daniel Bottomley (graduate students).

Please check Fulbright's website for detailed application instructions specific to UD.


For more information please refer to the Fulbright interest meeting power point found here.


Applicants are urged to download the following resources for more information:
Tips for Choosing the Right Grant

Tips for Grad Students

How to Ask for A Recommendation
Recommender Tips for ETA applicants
Essay Tips for ETA applicants

Top 5 tips for ETA applicants

Essay Tips - Masters Option
Recommender Tips for research award applicants
Essay Tips for research award applicants
Interview Preparation Tips
Sample Interview Questions
• Preparing for the Campus Interview 


NOTE: This deadline for the Student Program is set by the University and differs from the deadline published by the Fulbright office. Applicants applying through the University must adhere to the University's deadline date.