$3,000 Fulbright Scholarships for Colombians in United State 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on March 17, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Fulbright Colombia - Commission For Educational Exchange Between The United States Of America And Colombia Https://www.fulbright.edu.co/ Address: Calle 37 # 15 – 73, Bogotá, Colombia Tel. +5714324680 Email: Consejeria@fulbright. Edu.co.

The Fulbright – MinCiencias postgraduate scholarships for Colombians are offered by the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation of Colombia (Minciencias) and the Fulbright Colombia Commission, which combine institutional and budgetary efforts to support the high-level training of 40 Colombian professionals and researchers.

This scholarship program is part of one of the institutional strategic objectives of the Ministry, which seeks to enhance the regional capacities of CTeI that promote social and productive development towards a Scientific Colombia. Additionally, it is articulated with the guidelines of both CONPES 3981 of 2019, as well as CONPES 4069 of 2021.

Consistent with the guidelines of the national government, this call is also part of the need expressed by the Mission of Wise Men to contribute to the construction and implementation of a public policy of Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation and support the formation of human capital in postgraduate studies of Colombians committed to responding to the social, economic and productive challenges of the country.

The Fulbright Colombia Commission awards scholarships to professionals of excellence chosen through a system of academic and professional merits, giving them the opportunity to study, teach, research, exchange ideas and find solutions to challenges and interests of local, national, and global scope.

Likewise, it seeks to see all the population groups of the country represented in its scholarship programs. For this reason, within the framework of the call, diverse candidates are sought, from all regions and corners of Colombia, regardless of their sexual orientation, creed, ethnicity, or type of disability. In addition to the above, candidates who stand out for their high social and educational commitment to the country are sought.


Colombians of all populations and ethnic groups.
Professionals from all regions of Colombia.
Agents of change committed to the transformation of their communities.
Teachers and researchers.
Professional women were interested in doing a postgraduate degree in the United States.
Professionals who are the first in their family to go to university.
Colombian professionals with disabilities

What benefits do the Fulbright – MinCiencias postgraduate scholarships offer for Colombians?

1. Application fees for up to five (5) university programs in the United States.
2. Tuition exemption (it may be total, partial, or null depending on the candidate’s profile).
3. Academic expenses (includes university costs, maintenance, and air tickets).
4. Pre-academic in the United States (according to candidate profile).
5. Basic Program for Accidents and Illnesses with Minimum Coverage (ASPE).
6. Orientation seminar in Colombia.
7. US Enrichment Seminar.
8. Cost and processing of Visa J-1 and J-2.
9. Vouchers to take standardized tests.
10. Comprehensive accompaniment and monitoring.
11. In particular, this call seeks to finance 100% forgivable educational credits for doctoral studies for Colombian professionals at universities in the United States.

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