Fulbright U.S. Student Program (IIE)
The Institute of International Education (IIE), on behalf of the U.S. State Department, administers the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which makes fellowships available to approximately 1,900 U.S. students annually to study, conduct research, teach English, or train in the creative arts in more than 140 countries worldwide. This competition is administered on campus by the International Institute.
Those interested in applying should first sign up to receive information from campus advisors, and are encouraged to attend a general campus information session prior to meeting with an advisor.
Scheduled advising takes place January through the end of August. Appointments may be in person, by phone, or via video conference. Appointments are by grant type: Study/Research, ETA, and Arts.
After attending an information session and meeting with an advisor, all applicants should review the U-M Fulbright U.S. Student Program Page (Site is restricted to U-M users only).
Enrolled juniors, seniors, and graduate/professional students are required to apply through U-M.
- U.S. citizen
- U-M students or alumni
- Completed an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the award start date
- Demonstrate the language skills necessary to complete the proposed project
Application components include:
- Completed Embark Application
- Statement of Grant Purpose
- Affiliation Letter (not for ETA applicants)
- Personal Statement
- Foreign Language Evaluation
- References (3)
- Campus interview & endorsement (must apply by U-M application deadline)
NOTE: Additional materials are required for applicants in the Creative and Performing Arts. Please speak with an advisor about the requirements.
phone: (734) 936-3966