Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Fulbright US Student Program

Available to graduating seniors and graduate students to conduct research, pursue advanced study, or undertake teaching assistantships for one year in a foreign country.

Candidates must meet with the USC committee for a campus evaluation early in the fall semester. Strong applicants present a clear program of study or teaching to be carried out in a particular setting abroad.

Year of Study Funded
(based on intended year of graduation)
Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Eligibility Requirements

Year of Application:
(based on intended year of graduation)
Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Citizenship: US Citizen

Minimum Grade Point Average: 3.0

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Deadline Information

Fulbright Priority Campus Nomination Deadline
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
12 noon ET

Fulbright Campus Nomination Deadline
Sunday, August 27, 2017
11:59 p.m.

Intent to Apply
Friday, April 6, 2018

Last Updated: January 22, 2018

Other Fellowships You May Want to Consider

DAAD Study Scholarship
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Killam Fellowships
Provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in Canada and the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the other country. Offers $10,000 US ($5,000 US per semester), along with an allowance of $500 to offset health insurance costs.

Rotary Global Grant
Scholarships to support one year of graduate level study abroad, with sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of Rotary's six areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development. Minimum of $30,000 for graduate-level study during one academic year abroad. Funds may be used for round-trip transportation, tuition and fees, room, board, language training (if necessary) and living expenses.

Teach and Learn in Korea - TALK
A unique scholarship for undergraduates and recent graduates to teach English in South Korea for 6 months or one year. Monthly stipend, transportation costs to Korea, health insurance, and a settlement subsidy.

Teaching Assistant Program in France
Offers teaching contracts for 7 months throughout France to teach English at the elementary or secondary level. Monthly stipend of approximately 800 Euro per month, and health insurance.


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