How to Apply

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. Applications are now open!

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. 

Award Benefits include:

  • Tuition, a living stipend, academic allowances, and travel funds.
  • Opportunity to experience life in the United States and share your unique culture and traditions
  • Cultural and professional enrichment activities.
  • Join a lifelong alumni network of global leaders.
  • Pre-Academic Training, Gateway, and Enrichment Seminars.
  • Eligible for alumni grants after completing your program and returning home.
  • Gain knowledge and skills that contribute to your home community.
  • Improve your English language skills.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree at the time of program start date
  • Strong academic record
  • English proficiency and/ or ability to attend a Long-Term English (LTE) Program in the United States prior to the study program.
  • Additional eligibility requirements differ by country of citizenship.

Note that students cannot apply for programs with clinical requirements such as dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, nursing. Fields such as public health and nursing administration are permitted.

Prospective Fulbright participants should be aware that public health conditions, availability of consular services and travel, as well as U.S. institutional operating status and policies may affect their ability to travel to the U.S. and participate in academic programs.

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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