At a Glance

September 18, 2017 11:59 pm EDT

Graduating seniors, current graduate students and alumni who have not yet earned a Ph.D.

Allows graduating seniors, graduate students and recent graduates to study, research or teach in one of more than 140 countries.

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2018-19 Fulbright Campus Deadline: Sept. 18, 2017, 11:59pm EST

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project, or serve as an English Teaching Assistant in one of more than 140 countries.

The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is managed nationally by the Institute of International Education and at UNC by the Center for Global Initiatives.

Please Note: This page details instructions for U.S. citizen student programs. Those interested in the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad or Fulbright U.S. Scholar programs should see the relevant funding pages. Non-U.S. citizens interested in a Fulbright should review information from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars or the Fulbright Foreign Student program website and contact the Fulbright Commission or supervising agency in their home country.

Eligibility & Application Process

All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Currently enrolled UNC students must join the Fulbright Sakai site and apply through the Center for Global Initiatives and meet the campus deadline. Alumni may apply at large but are welcome to apply through the Center with the approval of the Fulbright Program Adviser.

Get started by attending an information session and joining the Fulbright Student Sakai site!


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Fulbright U.S. Student Program & Peace Corps Info Session (Undergraduates)

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EDT
301 Pittsboro St.
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Fulbright U.S. Student Program (MA/PhD)

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EDT
301 Pittsboro St.