Application Details

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Current Year Deadline Past, Check Website
Enrolled UNC students and alumni who choose to apply through UNC should meet the September campus deadline. Those applying at-large must meet the national deadline on October 12. Applicants apply usually one year prior to implementation. For example, you apply in Fall 2016, for grants during the 2017-18 academic year.
Awards valued at approximately $25,000, but vary greatly depending on country


U.S. Citizen
Alumni, Graduating Senior, Other

In some countries, dual citizens are prohibited from applying to their other country. Specific eligibility guidelines are available at


The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating-seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project, or serve as an English Teaching Assistant in one of more than 140 countries. The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural affairs, is managed nationally by the Institute of International Education and at UNC by the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs within UNC Global.

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UNC Global

Emmy Grace
Monday, July 19, 2021