Study Abroad

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 review the following Introduction to UD Fulbright and 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:

How to Choose the Right Grant by Zoe Gioja, 2013 Fulbright ETA Recipient
Top 10 Application Tips from UD Fulbright Student Award Winners
How to Obtain a Letter of Affliation
Writing Compelling Essays--Tips for English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Applicants
How Best to Tell Your Story--Essay Tips for Master's Degree Applicants
Advocating for your Research Project--Essay Tips for Research Award Applicants
A Faculty Member's Advice on How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation
Securing Excellent Letters of Recommendation--ETA Applicants
Securing Excellent Letters of Recommendation--Research and Master's Degree Applicants
Preparing for the Fulbright Campus Interview
Sample Interview Questions for the Fulbright 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.