Win a Fulbright

Insights, tools, and strategies for winning a Fulbright

Guest Post: Persistence Pays Off

I didn’t hear about the Fulbright program until the Fall of my senior year, when discussing scholarships with my University’s Global Initiatives Advisor. I looked further into the program and was in awe of its prestige. I thought it would be good for my career to apply. I wanted to work with a...


From Fulbright to Medical School

In this post, WaF interviews Dr. Sanhita Reddy about her experience doing Fulbright research before medical school. Dr. Reddy studied public health and journalism, and applied for a Fulbright Research/Study award to Brazil while a senior in undergrad. For her Fulbright project, she examined...


​Should I apply through an institution or at-large?

There are two application pathways for the Fulbright U.S Student Program: through a US institution or at-large. If you are enrolled in a college or university, you are expected to apply through your institution. Although it is technically not required, the Fulbright website notes that it is...


Three Reasons to Apply for a Fulbright

Applying for the Fulbright US Student Program is a learning opportunity. The process itself is valuable, regardless of whether or not you become a grantee. Here are three major reasons that, if you're eligible and interested, you should apply. 1. It's an opportunity to evaluate your goals and...


What is a Fulbright, anyway?

The Fulbright Program is the United States’ largest international cultural and educational exchange and has several programs under its general umbrella. It's called Fulbright because it was founded by Senator J. William Fulbright and it dates to 1946--immediately Post-WWII, when the United States...


Live Webinar: You can win a Fulbright

Applying for a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship can be daunting and intimidating – picking a topic, finding host country connections, figuring out all the requirements – but it doesn't have to be! This webinar will cover the process of applying for the U.S. Student Program Fulbright...