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Scholarship USA

USA Government

Deadline: varies, Feb-Oct 2017
Study in: USA
Course starts: AY 2018-2019

Brief description:

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.

Host Institution(s):

USA Universities and Academic Institutions.

Field(s) of Study:

Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.

Number of Awards:

Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Target group:

International students from 155 countries around the world.

Scholarship value/duration:

Generally, the grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.
See the official website and country specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.


Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please see the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

Application instructions:

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. Deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.

USA Government

Study in: USA
Program starts: January & September

Brief description:

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows' home countries.

Host Institution(s):

Fellows are placed at one of the participation USA universities. Fellows are not able to choose which university they will attend. Rather, they are assigned in diverse groups of 7-15 to the most appropriate host institution based on their area of interest and professional field.

Level/Field of study:

As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences.
The eligible program fields are:

  • Agricultural & Rural Development.
  • Economic communications' /journalism.
  • Education Administration, Planning & Policy.
  • Finance & Banking.
  • Higher education Administration.
  • HIV/AIDS policy & prevention.
  • Human Resource Management.
  • Policy & Prevention.
  • Human & Resource Management.
  • Law & Human rights.
  • Natural resource, Environmental policy, & climate change.
  • Public Health Policy & Management.
  • Public Policy Analysis & Public Administration.
  • Substance Abuse Education, Treatment & Prevention.
  • Teaching of English as a Foreign Language.
  • Technology Policy &Management.
  • Trafficking in Persons Policy & Prevention.
  • Urban & Regional Planning.

Number of Awards:

Approximately 200 Fellowships are awarded annually.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Fellowship provides for:-

  • Payment of tuition of and fees at the assigned host university.
  • Preacademic English language training if required,
  • A maintenance (living) allowance, including a onetime setting in allowance;
  • Accident & sickness allowance
  • Accident & sickness coverage.
  • A one time computer subsidiary;
  • Air travel (international travel to & from the US for the program & domestic travel to required program events)
  • A professional development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits & conferences.


The application must have:-

  • An undergraduate (first university degree)
  • A minimum of five years of full time, professional experience.
  • Limited or no prior experience in the United States.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the United States.
  • English language eligibility.
  • Please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements (link found below).

Application instructions:

Application deadlines vary by country but falls around May to September each year. The nominating U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission will advise you of its internal deadline for receiving applications. Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by 1 October.

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