USA - Fulbright Grant Program Announcement 2020-2021

The Scholarship Service of swissuniversities has the pleasure to inform that the call for applications for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is now open.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program offers students with Swiss citizenship and English proficiency funding to pursue studies at the master’s or Ph.D. level. This can be done at any recognized institution of higher education in the United States in any field of study except law (LL.M.) and medicine (not including Public Health or medical research), dentistry, and veterinary medicine. The grants are four to ten months in length and not renewable. They are to be used toward the cost of tuition and other academic expenses. In general, a grant for one academic year is about $20,000.

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is a non-degree, post-doctoral award program for researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions in Switzerland who wish to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States. All candidates must currently be affiliated with one of the universities or research institutions in Switzerland. Grants are available for the period between August 2020 and July 2021 for periods of a minimum of three months to ten months.

The application deadline at swissuniversities is August 5, 2019.

Further information is available in the announcement as well as on the website Grants for the USA.