University of Oregon

Fulbright Scholarships

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study, research projects, or English Teaching Assistant Programs.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide. Fulbright U.S. Student alumni populate a range of professions and include ambassadors, members of Congress, judges, heads of corporations, university presidents, journalists, artists, professors, and teachers. Bose Corporation founder Amar Bose, actor John Lithgow, composer Philip Glass, opera singer Renee Fleming and economist Joseph Stiglitz are among notable former grantees. 

GEO Contact Information:
For more information and application materials, go to the Fulbright website and contact GEO advisor Luis Ruiz to start your application.

Fulbright Student Program: Study/Research Awards
Awards (for US citizens only) to more than 140 countries for an academic year of study are open to graduating seniors, master’s degree students, Ph.D. candidates, artists, and young professionals. All application materials must be submitted by the campus deadline. UO alumni who have not subsequently matriculated at another university may apply through the UO campus process.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2016 (campus deadline for 2017-18)
 
Fulbright Student Program: English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs)
Awards (for US citizens only) to teach English and/or US American culture in one of about 70 countries around the world, with placements in everything from elementary schools to universities. Awards available to graduating seniors and graduate students. All application materials must be submitted by the campus deadline. UO alumni who have not subsequently matriculated at another university may apply through the UO campus process.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2016 (campus deadline for 2017-18)
 
Fulbright Student Program: Creative Arts Awards
Awards (for US citizens only) to one of more than 50 countries for the completion of a creative project (in most fields of the arts, including creative writing, music, dance, visual arts, and others) that requires residence in the country. Some countries require enrollment in a training or academic course of study, but requirements vary widely. Applicants may be graduating seniors or graduate students. All application materials must be submitted by the campus deadline. UO alumni who have not subsequently matriculated at another university may apply through the UO campus process.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2016 (campus deadline for 2017-18)
 
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
These U.S. Department of Education awards differ from the Fulbright scholarships described previously. The Fulbright-Hays awards provide assistance for Ph.D. candidates engaged in full-time Ph.D. dissertation research in foreign language and area studies for all major world areas except Western Europe. Awards cover travel, maintenance for the grantee and may provide some support for dependents. For more information and application materials, contact your faculty advisor in your department.

Application Deadline: Spring 2017
 
Fulbright-Clinton Fellowships
Awards (only for US citizens who will hold master's or JD degrees by Fall 2014) to one of about ten countries to serve in professional placements in foreign government ministries or institutions while simultaneously carryig out an academic study/research project. This particular award has no campus application process, so applicants will apply directly to the Fullbright office, though Luis Ruiz is happy to advise applicants and comment on their draft statements.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2016 (campus deadline for 2017-18)
 
Fulbright-mtvU Awards
About four awards annually (for US citizens only) to one of more than 140 countries  to conduct research on an aspect of international music culture, with a focus on contemporary or popular music as a cultural force or expression of change. Preference to graduating seniors and recent graduates. This particular award has no campus application process, so applicants will apply directly to the Fullbright office, though Luis Ruiz is happy to advise applicants and comment on their draft statements.

Application Deadline: TBD (national deadline)
 
UK Fulbright Summer Institutes
Awards (only for US citizens) for current freshmen and sophomores (I.e., students with no more than two years of matriculated study on a university campus and at least two years remaining to complete their UO degrees) to participate in one of around ten different summer institutes held at institutions or universities around the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Topics and subjects of study vary, from theatre at Shakespeare's Globe, to the creative arts, social sciences, environmental studies, and more. This particular award has no campus application process, so applicants will apply directly to the UK Fullbright office, though Luis Ruiz is happy to advise applicants and comment on their draft statements. Note that participants selected for the award also have the option of enrolling for UO study abroad credits.
 
Application Deadline: Usually in early March