We offer Fulbright Awards and Summer Institutes for US students, academics and professionals interested in studying, researching or teaching at higher education institutions in the UK.
Explore our Fulbright programmes to learn about the ways we can help fulfil your higher education ambitions in the UK:
- UK Summer Institutes: for undergraduate academic and cultural experiences
- Postgraduate Student Awards: to pursue a master's or doctoral degree, or independent research projects
- Scholar Awards: for postdoctoral, academic and professional study, research and lecturing opportunities
- Senior Scholar Awards: for visiting professorships and distinguished chairs
Why the UK?
The UK welcomes over 50,000 Americans into its higher education system each year. More US citizens study abroad in the UK than anywhere else in the world.
Here are some of the benefits of UK higher education, according to the the British Council:
- Three of the ten top universities in the world are in the UK, including the university ranked first in the world
- 1,000 years of extraordinary academic innovation - currently the UK ranks third in the world for innovation
- World class teaching - the UK has more universities with a 5-star teaching rating than any other country in the world
- The UK leads the world in quality research - the UK has overtaken the US to rank first by field-weighted citation impact
- 38 per cent of Nobel Prize winners who studied abroad did so in the UK
For full information on UK higher education, please visit the following resources:
- British Council Study UK
- Universities UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales)
- Universities Scotland
- Universities Wales
You can also learn about the UK's iconic landmarks, breath-taking countryside and unrivalled heritage via Visit Britain.