Fulbright Foreign Student Program

 The Fulbright Program creates connections in a complex and changing world.

The Fulbright Program creates connections in a complex and changing world. 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.


Fulbright Foreign Student Program
Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Please check your email for the latest updates from Laspau. Reach out to your Laspau Advisor with any questions. Log into your Laspau Portal for Grantees to view Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19.

At this time Laspau is moving forward as planned with the placement process. Please contact your Laspau Placement Specialist with any questions.

The health, safety, and security of our Fulbright participants is our highest priority.  The U.S. Department of State is continuously monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and is working closely with Laspau, partner governments, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Embassies, and U.S. host institutions to provide guidance and information to our foreign students.

Fields of Study

Applications are accepted in a variety of fields of study with the exception of Medicine, Nursing and Dentistry.


Individuals must be a citizen of one of the following countries:

  • Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, 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, Venezuela.

  • Citizens of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, please refer to the Fulbright Commission of your home country.

  • For citizens of all other eligible countries, please apply through Laspau’s website.

Apply Now

The 2021 Fulbright call for applications is closed. Please check back in February 2021 to learn more about the 2022 call for applications.


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.

Required Documents

Program Contact

Robin Goode

Current Scholars

Learn more about the Fulbright scholars currently administered by Laspau.


Find out more about the Fulbright Program 

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Laspau is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with Harvard University. We focus on strengthening higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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