The United States Fulbright scholarship program has opened a new scholarship application portal and is accepting applications from international students from January 24, 2022, for the academic session of 2023.
The United States Fulbright Scholarships for 2023, which covers 125 countries around the world, has around 470 teaching and research awards, with an additional category of awards that is a mix of both: teaching and research.
It is a global educational exchange program for students and professionals, organized by the Office of the Department of State in the United States. It works with the goal of improving the bond and correspondence between residents within the United States and countries around the world.
This scholarship is designed to help foreign students seeking to study in the United States.
Fulbright Scholarships to Study in the United States
Institutions where you will study:
United States Universities.
Levels and areas of study of the Fulbright Scholarships:
Postgraduate studies in all areas of study in the fields offered by each participating university (except health areas)
Who can participate in the Fulbright Scholarships?:
All students and professionals from Latin America are welcome to apply for the Fulbright scholarship program.
Fulbright Scholarship Endowment:
Scholarships in the USA sponsored by the Fulbright study program cover expenses related to:
- The Fulbright Commission will finance the selected candidates, with the support of North American universities, for a maximum of two years.
- The scholarship covers living expenses, books, round trip tickets, and supplemental medical insurance for the scholarship recipient only.
- Tuition costs will be covered through scholarships awarded by the universities based on the academic merit of the applicant.
Conditions that must be met by participants:
The conditions vary according to the country of origin, but generally, they are:
- Be a citizen of one of the eligible countries and NOT have dual nationality or residency of any kind in the United States of America. Only people with an ID card from their country of origin are eligible, even if they have dual nationality from any other country (other than the United States).
- *Permanent residency does NOT satisfy this requirement.
- Reside in the country of origin during the process.
- Be responsible citizens who have an interest in building lasting connections with the host culture.
- Have a university degree equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (degree or engineering) or Master’s degree (master’s degree) corresponding and related to the field of study of interest.
- If you have not yet completed your studies: have your degree by August 1, 2022, and attach a letter from the university stating that you will obtain your degree before this date.
- Not have previously resided in the United States for a period greater than 9 months (or one academic year) in the last 5 years.
- Not have previously been a beneficiary of another Fulbright scholarship that leads to a degree.
- For Laws, Administration, and related areas, have three years of work experience after completing third-level studies.
- Have an excellent academic background, with a cumulative grade point average of 8/10 or higher.
- Demonstrate proficiency in English: minimum score of 563 PBT/ 85 iBT in the TOEFL or 6.5 in the IELTS.
- Have the required score in academic aptitude tests (GRE or GMAT) for admission to postgraduate studies in the United States.
- Once the studies are completed, they must return to the country of origin for 2 full calendar years.
Requirements to apply for Fulbright Scholarships:
- Online application ( https://apply.iie.org/ffsp 2022 / ) complete.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Copy of the academic title(s) certified by the issuing university and original certificate of the grades of all the academic programs completed at a higher level.
- Ranking certificate issued by the university(s) where you have studied. If the university does not issue this type of document, a letter from the university stipulating this must be attached.
- Results of the TOEFL or IELTS and GRE or GMAT exams.
- Curriculum vitae in English. (Maximum 2 pages)
- 2 Academic Essays in English (Personal Statement and Study Objectives)
- Scan Identity Card and upload in the “Additional Documents” section of the “Additional Information” page
- The online application will also ask for the biographic page of your passport. If you do not have a passport, you do not need to obtain one for the application.
Instructions to apply for Fulbright Scholarships:
For the year 2022, applicants must submit their forms online for the Fulbright scholarship.
You must follow the specified criteria for eligibility and related grant details in-depth, as only applications that are complete and on par with requirements will be approved for further consideration.
The deadline varies depending on the country of origin of the study request.
April – May 2022 (depends on the country of origin)
$1,600 Undergraduate Scholarship at The University of Central Oklahoma, USA
The University of Central Oklahoma Offers Mr. and Miss UCO Undergraduate Scholarship, Various Areas ; for high-potential international students . Academic year 2022-2023. The application period is now open.
The University of Central Oklahoma was founded in 1890 and is a public university in Edmond, Oklahoma . It was one of the first institutions to be formed in Oklahoma, making it one of the oldest universities in the country. The institution helps students learn through transformative educational experiences, developing productive, creative, ethical, and committed citizens and leaders. The University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Division is the largest in the state and one of the largest in the region.
- The scholarship offers from $500 to $1,600.
- The scholarship does not cover travel expenses, maintenance, medical insurance, or study materials.
- Applicants must be international, full-time students at UCO, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Applicants must be students on an F-1 visa.
- To apply for the program, students must enter the undergraduate program at the University of Central Oklahoma.
- Students must present the following documents: Official academic credentials; Proof of English proficiency; Statement of your financial statement; Declaration of financial sponsorship; Proof of high school graduation and Passport or national identification document
- Applicants must submit one of the following scores to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement: TOEFL: 61 IBT (Internet-Based Test) or 500 PBT (Paper-Based Test); IELTS – 5.5 overall Duolingo-85; Academic PTE – 42; o Proof of 12 weeks of intensive English study in an approved ESL program in the US after achieving a minimum TOEFL score of 460 (PBT) or 48 (IBT) or a minimum IELTS overall band of 5.0 or Duolingo 80 or PTE Academic of 36.