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Fulbright Awards for UK Citizens

Applications for Fulbright Awards to the US for the 2016-17 academic year are now closed.*

*The only award with an open application still is the British Friends of Harvard Business School MBA Award, which has a deadline in April 2016. All applicants who applied for the November deadline will be notified of their results in January.

The US UK Fulbright Commission provides generous grants to UK citizens for study, research and teaching in the United States, in any subject and at any US higher education institution.

Exchanges to the USA

A wide range of exchange opportunities for UK citizens are offered in the following main categories:

**Please note that the "visiting student researcher" option should be used for applicants who will pursue research projects at a degree granting accredited education institution while currently enrolled in an UK/European Master’s / Doctorate programme. Applicants will be required to engage in an independent full time research project under the supervision of a research advisor at their U.S. host institution.


In order to apply for a Fulbright award you must be a UK citizen, resident anywhere except the United States. Non-UK citizens are required to apply in their country of citizenship, even if they are resident in the UK.

Each award has additional specific eligibility criteria. Please review the Selection Criteria tab on each award's page for more information.

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