Scholarships

USA Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program Ethiopia

Led by the United States government in partnership with more than 160 countries worldwide, the Fulbright Program offers international educational and cultural exchange programs for passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds to study, teach, or pursue important research and professional projects. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists, from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States at U.S. universities or other academic institutions.

The Fulbright Senior Scholar Program is open to scholars who have established themselves in their fields and wish to take advantage of the opportunity to further their professional development through research or lecturing activity in the United States.

Who can apply for Fulbright Scholarship

The Fulbright Program for Foreign Students is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices. Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country.

Generally, the candidate must have M.A. degree (as a minimum requirement), a proven record of research activities and publications, and well-developed English skills. Applicants must be Ethiopian citizens permanently residing in Ethiopia.

Offers provided by the Fulbright Scholarship

The grants funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. Grantees are chosen in a competitive process which includes submission of an application and project proposal, peer review of the proposal and final selection by a reviewing panel. Applicants may submit project proposals for grants from 3 to 9 months.

How to Apply for the Scholarship

Interested applicants for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program can apply through the online application system from mid-March through mid-July of every year. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries, for application from Ethiopia application you can find the application announcement on USA Embassy in Ethiopia Website during this period of time.

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