University of Bristol

The Fulbright University of Bristol Award covers the first year of any master's or doctoral degree programme offered by the university.

The University of Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK. It was ranked within the top 60 universities in the world in the QS World University rankings 2021 and was ranked within the top 100 for 35 different subjects. In the UK, it is ranked within the top 10 and is one of the most targeted British universities for employers.

The university has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1876. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and its research has been classed as world-leading by the Research Excellence Framework. University of Bristol researchers challenge some of the world’s most pressing issues in areas as diverse as infection and immunity, human rights, climate change, and cryptography and information security.

In 2020, University of Bristol’s dedicated human coronavirus research group were able to contribute greatly to the development of diagnostic tools, drugs and vaccines to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students always say how much they love the city of Bristol - from its friendly people and fantastic music scene to its vibrant harbourside, green spaces and buzzing centre. Best of all, Bristol is the perfect size, offering all the excitement of a big city packed into an area you can easily explore on foot or by bike.

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £14,000 living stipend

The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).