Scholar Award timeline

In general, the Fulbright Awards competition for British citizens follows the below timeline each year. Candidates must make their own independent applications to US institutions.

For 2021-22 awards:

  • Early August 2020: Applications open
  • Early November 2020: Applications close
  • End of January 2021: Shortlisted candidates invited to interview
  • February 2021: All candidates notified of their status
  • April 2021: Fulbright Finalist Workshop
  • June/July 2021: Pre-Departure Orientation
  • July onwards 2021: Independent departures to the USA