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