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The Fulbright Foreign Student
Program creates connections
in a complex and changing world.
Kareen Salazar, Guatemala
2020 Fulbright Grantee, Iowa State University
The application period for the 2024 Fulbright Scholarship Program is now open.
Click HERE to start your application.
Led by the United States government in partnership with 160 countries worldwide, Fulbright offers unparalleled international educational and cultural exchange experiences. The global network of Fulbrighters fosters mutual understanding between the United States and partner nations, advances knowledge across communities, and improves lives around the globe. Laspau administers a part of the Fulbright Program which provides grants to individuals from Latin America and the Caribbean for graduate study in the United States. Grants are awarded for Master’s and PhD programs in a variety of fields of study.
Visit the Fulbright program interactive map on the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website to learn about the programs offered in your country and how to apply.
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
FIELDS OF STUDY
Applications are accepted in a variety of fields of study with the exception of Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry.
Interested individuals must:
Be a citizen of one of the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay.
Citizens of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, please refer to the Fulbright Commission of your home country.
Be graduates with either a bachelor's (licenciatura) or master's degree.
Be highly motivated, with demonstrable leadership skills, and capacity to adapt.
Be committed to the development of your community through community service, volunteering, or other activities.
Be eligible for a J-1 visa
Be committed to returning to their home country for at least two (2) consecutive years after finishing their studies in the United States and build upon their knowledge in their professional field.
Download the required documents checklist
PREPARE FOR STANDARIZED EXAMS
Barbados, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago.
Cecilia Vásquez, FULBRIGHT PROGRAM ASSISTANT MANAGER
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS CURRENTLY ADMINISTERED BY LASPAU
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FULBRIGHT PROGRAM
To learn more about the program, elegibility requirements, and application deadlines, visit the program website HERE.
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