Fulbright US Student Program


The Fulbright US Student Program provides grants for individually designed research projects, graduate study, or English Teaching Assistantships (ETA). This program is designed to offer opportunities for graduating seniors, graduate students, and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 2,000 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Award Types

  1. Study/Research (academic or creative & performing arts)
  2. English Teaching Assistant (ETA)


  • Institutional endorsement required - applicants are not able to apply directly
  • Applicants must be a US citizen at the time of application
  • Open to all academic fields
  • B.A. degree or equivalent prior to the start of grant
  • Proficiency (as required by individual country) in the written and spoken language of the country


2025-2026 Application cycle will open in April 2, 2024

UO Application Deadline: TBD 

Application Materials

  • Biographical Information
  • Program Information
  • Statement of Grant Purpose
  • Personal Statement
  • Affiliation Letter (study/research awards only)
  • Foreign Language Form (if needed, requirements vary by country)
  • Recommendation Letters (3)
  • Unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended
  • Ethical Requirement (study/research awards only, for research involving human beings or animals as research subjects)
  • Supplementary Materials (creative/performing arts awards only)

For a complete and detailed list of application components by award type, click here.

How to Apply

Submit your application materials through the Fulbright Online Application Portal prior to the UO application deadline.


Luis Ruiz, UO Fulbright Program Advisor
Assistant Director of Analytics & Student Success, GEO