2016/2017 Fulbright Foreign Student Masters & PhD Scholarships Program for study in USA (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: May 2016  (Varying by Countries)

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.

The scholarships are for study towards a Master’s or PhD degree, and can also be awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies. Study and research under this program is for one or more years at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions.

The Fulbright Program for Foreign Students is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices.


  • To participate in the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the applicant must have completed undergraduate education and hold a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
  • Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country.
  • Check on the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.
  • If your country is not listed there, you are not eligible to apply.

Eligible groups

  • Citizens of more than 155 countries worldwide, including countries in Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, The Americas, and South and Central Asia.

Field(s) of study

  • The Fulbright program encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones except medical degree program or clinical medical research.

Number of awards

  • The number of awards vary per country, but approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

    Scholarship Duration

  • The whole duration of the study, research or non-degree program – usually one year or more

    Scholarship Benefits

  • The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.
  • The grant funds tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  2016/2017 Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarships Program for study in US


  1. My name is Adu Emmanuel Kudjo. I completed my Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from University of Cape Coast Ghana. I want to puesue PHD in development Studies with scholarship. Pls help meComment:

  2. iam Afemale Ugandan with Abachelors in Human nutrition from Kyambogo University and iam would love tp persue amasters in Global Nutrition or Public health Nutrion or MSc Human Nutrition. iam looking for any scholoraship opportunity. please who ever has the the details of ascholarship opportunity can contact me Usning the mail adrress [email protected] or [email protected] iam currently surving in Uganda in bududa district one of the disaster prone area with malnutrition on increase. i will be grateful for the help accorded to me so as to achieve my carrier goal. please any scholarship help me . hoping for the best in the consideration due to financial challenges. i can study in the Us , cananda Uk and any other countries that can offer me the scholarship in the area

  3. Hie, am Albert Noble from Nigeria pls how do i apply for the full bright scholarship in Nigeria. I have a university degree in english education and a college degree in social studies/primary education, i want to further my master in education

  4. dear, i am Muluken abiyu from Ethiopia i was graduated in 2013 in hawassa university.I have a degree in human nutrition. so i want to study fulbright scholarship pleas how can get the opportunity.

  5. Hi, my name is Singnap Changjul, I just concluded my MSc. in Human physiology at the university of Jos Nigeria but would like to do my PhD in molecular physiology through
    Fulbright scholarship.
    I need help on how to go about it please. Thanks.

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