The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
- In the 49 countries with a Fulbright Commission, applicants must meet citizenship requirements as defined by the binational agreement.
- In countries where the program is administered by the U.S. Embassy , applicants must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident qualified to hold a valid passport issued by that country.
- Applicants cannot hold citizenship in a partner country and U.S. citizenship/permanent residency.
- See contact information on the participating country pages for specific eligibility requirements and limits on numbers of awards. Further eligibility information can also be found in the Policies of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.