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 2020-21 awards:

  • Early August 2019: Applications open
  • Early November 2019: Applications close
  • January/February 2020: Shortlisted candidates invited to interview
  • February 2020: All candidates notified of their status
  • March 2020: Fulbright Finalist Workshop
  • June/July 2020: Pre-Departure Orientation
  • July onwards 2020: Independent departures to the USA

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