Do you want to enrich your knowledge and advance your career- all while making meaningful contributions to communities at home and in the United States? Are you interested in pursuing your master's degree at a U.S. university?

When you become a Fulbrighter, you'll join a dynamic network that fosters mutual understanding between nations, shares knowledge across communities, and improves lives around the world. As a Fulbrighter, you'll join thousands of alumni serving as leaders across the globe in every field of study.

The Fulbright Program encourages applications from all backgrounds, especially those with disabilities, to apply. Fulbright grants are merit-based, and Fulbrighters are passionate, driven students who want to make an impact in their home communities upon completing their program in the United States. Long-Term English programs are also available for students who need extra assistance with improving their English language skills.

Join Fulbright's global network to help foster mutual understanding, share knowledge, and improve lives in a changing and complex world.

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, and Amideast administers the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in the Middle East and North Africa region. If you have additional questions, contact the Amideast field office in your country or local U.S. Embassy. You may also reference the U.S. State Department's Fulbright section or the Fulbright Commission in EgyptJordan, or Morocco to determine your award eligibility. Visit our success story page to learn more about Fulbrighters' experiences in the United States. 


  • Tuition, living stipend, travel and academic allowances.
  • Opportunity to experience life in the United States and share your culture with Americans.
  • Pre-academic training and enrichment seminars.
  • Induction into the global Fulbright alumni network.
  • Earn a graduate degree in a field of your choice from a U.S. university. 



The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is for graduates and professionals from diverse social, economic, academic, and professional backgrounds. A competitive applicant should have an excellent academic record, strong English language skills, and the commitment to return to their country or territory of nomination upon completion of the program. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously studied or lived in the United States.

Fulbright Program opportunities are available to qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, geographic location, socio-economic status, disability, or gender identity. Individuals with disabilities and people of determination are encouraged to apply.   


Applications will be accepted in most fields of study, including the humanities, social science, science, technology, and engineering. However, graduate programs related to clinical studies, such as medicine and nursing, are not permitted. Applicants may apply for related academic degrees such as nursing administration, nutrition sciences, and public health.  

Fulbright admission requirements, length of the program, type of award, and application instructions vary by country. To learn about the requirements for your country, click on your country name in the drop-down menu below.

If you have any questions about the program, check out our FAQ page


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