Fulbright U.S. Student Program

"We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world." - Senator James W. Fulbright

What is Fulbright?

Go abroad for 8-12 months in 2019-2020 to study and research! As a UT Austin alumnus, graduating senior, or graduate student, you are eligible to apply for grants to attend graduate school, do research, or teach English abroad.


Fulbright covers your round-trip transportation to host country, room, board, and incidental costs, and provides Accident & Sickness Health Benefits. Discover what the Fulbright program offers you.

How to Apply

Ready to apply? Fill out the application on the Embark Application System. Application Tips and Timeline information can be found by viewing the Fulbright Info Session Presentation.


Explore countries you’re passionate about! Discover the different program benefits each of country and language requirements. Your best details are here!

Apply through UT

Fill out this survey to take part in interviews and be assigned a mentor after your interview. Committee Interviews September 17-28, 2018. National Deadline October 5, 2018, 4pm CST.

Attend an Info Session

April 6, 2018, 1-2pm, RLM 5.120
April 19, 2018, 4-5pm, SZB 296
May 4, 2018, 12-1pm, CLA 1.106

Learn more about the program from Fulbright alumni. They can help you on your country selection, give you application tips, and explain what to expect in-country. 


Email fulbright@austin.utexas.edu for details.