Fulbright Awards
2012-13 UK Scholars
Benefits – Scholar Awards
Scholarships provide a contribution towards living expenses of $5,000 per
month – or specific award contribution
A number of memberships
Sickness and accident benefit coverage
Visa sponsorship
Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March)
and a 3-day Orientation Programme (July)
Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Institute of
International Education (IIE)
Approximately 20 scholarships are offered each year to UK citizens
Benefits – Postgraduate Awards
Scholarships provide a contribution towards tuition fees and living
expenses up to $50,000 for the first year of postgraduate study
A number of memberships
Sickness and accident benefit coverage
Visa sponsorship
Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March)
and a 3-day Orientation Programme (July)
Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Institute of
International Education (IIE)
Approximately 25 scholarships are offered each year to UK citizens for the
first year of postgraduate or doctoral study, or for 'special student research'.
Timeline
 Competition opens: 1 August (tbc)
 Application deadline: 1 November (tbc)
 Fulbright interviews: Jan - Feb
 Notification: March
 Pre-Departure Orientation: Mid-July
 Independent departures,
Fulbright Exchange begins : July – September
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Awards on Offer - Scholar
The following awards are offered in the US at any US institution:
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All Disciplines Scholar
Police Research
Peabody Trust Research
Royal College of Surgeons
Lloyds of London Insurance
Scottish Studies
Fight for Sight
American Studies Early Career
Northern Ireland Public Sector
Elon University
Diabetes UK
Fulbright Saltire - entrepreneurship
Awards on Offer - Postgraduate
The following awards are offered for Postgraduate Study in the US at any US
institution:
 All-disciplines Postgraduate Awards: Postgraduate or doctoral
study or ‘special student research’ in any subject.
 Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism: Master’s degree in
Journalism or in a specialist subject leading to a career in Journalism.
 Elsevier Bibliometric Analysis Award: Postgraduate study in any
interdisciplinary field requiring bibliometric analysis.
 Leon Jaworski International Law Award: Master's degrees that
relate directly to international law.
And at specific institutions:
 Postgraduate Student Award at The New School: To undertake a
Masters degree in any subject/discipline at the New School in New York
 Hubert H. Humphrey School Award in Public Policy, Affairs and
Planning: to pursue research with a global policy focus, within any of the
degree programmes (excluding all joint degrees) at the Hubert H
Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota,
including the MPA, MPP and MDP programmes.
Fulbright Awards to the US
Hubert H. Humphrey School Award in Public Policy, Affairs and
Planning: to pursue research with a global policy focus, within any of the degree
programmes at the Hubert H Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of
Minnesota. Deadline for applications is February 2015 (tbc).
We also offer awards to UK citizens seeking an MBA at Harvard and
for study or research on EU affairs, European integration or EU-US
(Schuman Award). Deadlines vary for each of these awards.
Please see our website for more information.
Follow us on twitter for application tips (TWIPS): @FulbrightAwards
Eligibility
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UK citizen
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PG - Minimum 2:1
honours degree (or equivalent)
from any university
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Scholar – Minimum PhD (or on
PhD programme
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May not hold US citizenship,
be a dual citizen, hold a green
card, or reside in the US at
time of application
Fulbright Staff and Alumni at Annual
Reception
Successful Applicants
 Are well-rounded
 Have demonstrated academic achievement
 Have shown leadership skills and initiative and have been active inside the
classroom/lab as well as outside
 Possess a curiosity for the US and American culture
 Serve as good ambassadors for the Fulbright Programme and for the UK in
the US
 Indicate a clear reason for selecting universities and a desire to give back
to the UK and the Fulbright Commission upon returning home
The Application Process
 Online application (provide biographical information, academic & extracurricular
accomplishments & study plans.)
 Indicate one or more institutions (& specific degree programmes, if applicable)
applicant has or will apply to, & provide reasons for choosing institute(s).
 A personal statement & study objective statement
 Three letters of recommendations are required.
Please see our website for more information.
Follow us on twitter for application tips (TWIPS): @FulbrightAwards
Nic Segaren, Fulbrighter ‘12-13
Hometown: London, England
UK University: St George’s University,
London, and the University of Warwick,
Medical Sciences
US University: Harvard University,
Master’s of Public Health, specialising in
burn injuries
Pallavi Gulati, Fulbrighter ‘10-11
Hometown: London, England
UK University: University of
Manchester, BA Politics & International
Relations
US University: University of Denver,
Master's in International Security
Most recent position: Programme
Associate at the Sie Cheou-Kang Center
for International Security and Diplomacy
at the University of Denver.
Natalie Black, Fulbrighter ‘09-10
Hometown: Winchester, England
UK University: LSE, Bachelor in
International Relations
US University: Harvard University,
Master's in Public Policy
Fulbright UK Orientation 2013
Fulbright UK Orientation 2012
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