Fulbright U.S. Graduate grant
|For students who have a/are||Master's degree , PhD degree , Undergraduate|
|Who need a scholarship for||Research , Study|
|In the field of||Agriculture, forestry and fishery, Architecture and town planning, Arts and Humanities, Business administration and management, Communication, Education and Teacher Training, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Fine and applied arts, Law, Mathematics and computer sciences, Medical and health sciences, Natural sciences, Service, Tourism and Leisure, Social and behavioural sciences, Transport and communication|
Description of scholarshipThe Fulbright program was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. student exchange program. Approximately 325,400 Fulbrighters, 122,800 from the U.S. and 202,600 from other countries have participated in the program since its inception. Approximately 8,000 grants are awarded worldwide annually.
Advanced undergraduate students who will complete their Bachelor's degree before departure; graduate and PhD students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and cannot also have Dutch nationality. Applications in the humanities, arts and social sciences are particularly encouraged.
Value and purpose of grant:
The Fulbright Program aims to promote mutual understanding between U.S. and Dutch citizens by providing grants for study and/or research. The grant consists of a monthly allowance of approximately € 1,050 during nine months, which can be applied to the cost of living, tuition fee, research costs, local transportation and other costs; reimbursement of international travel costs up to € 900, reimbursement of the cost of a residence permit and a health and accidents insurance. The total value of the grant is approximately € 10,500. No extra allowance is given to cover tuition fees and no dependent allowance is available. There are also grants available which are sponsored by Dutch universities and have different amounts, please see this link: http://www.fulbright.nl/contents/sponsored-fulbright-scholarships/fulbright-grant-amounts.html
Grant award period:
One academic year, grants must start September 1
The Fulbright Center in Amsterdam for regular Fulbright grants; the Netherland-America Foundation for NAF-Fulbright Grants – the conditions and application procedure are the same for both providers.
For at-large applicants applications should be submitted online to:
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580
• Students enrolled at U.S. campuses should be aware that their applications must be submitted to their Fulbright Program Adviser by the campus deadline and not directly to the Institute of International Education.
•Applications must include (if possible) proof of acceptance from an academic institution in The Netherlands or letters of affiliation from appropriate Dutch specialists. If not possible, this can be provided at a later date.
•Candidates must obtain their own placements and are responsible for paying tuition fees, if applicable.
• Applications from students who are already live or study in The Netherlands will not be accepted.
Netherland-America Foundation: www.thenaf.org