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Fulbright U.S. Student Program: Getting Started

Getting Started


  1. Review the Fulbright Program, types of grants, and the application process.
  2. Research your project idea AND the country where you are applying.
  3. Review application tips.
  4. Begin drafting your proposal, personal statement, and portfolio.

Step 1: Review the Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program website has a wealth of resources. Start by reviewing:

Step 2: Research your project and country

If you have an idea for a project and there is a particular country you'd like to apply to then research is your first step! Your project needs to be specific, unique and able to fit within the allotted time frame.

Get started with these resources:

Step 3: Review Application Tips

Step 4: Begin drafting your proposal

Start by talking with faculty in your department or in Liberal Arts. They will be able to make suggestions and perhaps connect you with hosts in the country where you are thinking of applying.