FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT 2020 Application Call is OPEN
FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT 2020 Application Call is OPEN Workshops and Fullbright Foreign Student Application Workshops
Grants for S.A. university graduates to pursue a Master’s or Doctoral degree at an accredited U.S. university (excludes studies that require contact with patients). Students are selected through a rigorous application and interview process.
Preliminary Applications for the 2020 Academic year are open. You may apply at: https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international
Be a South African Citizen
Have a 4-year B Tech degree or a 3-year Bachelors degree plus Honors year when applying for Masters
Have a Master’s degree when applying for a Doctoral degree
For Non-Degree studies: Applicants must be registered for a Ph.D. at a South African university
What do we look for in our applicants?
Required scores for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for each specific field of study
Clearly written study objectives
Demonstrable ambassadorial skills with evidence of cultural sensitivity and a genuine desire to learn more about the United States and share with American citizens aspects of South African culture
Experience and interest in extracurricular and community activities,
Evidence of leadership potential, and
A desire to further the Fulbright Program and give back to your home country upon returning.
The Selection Committee expects candidates to conduct a thorough university search and to identify institutions in the U. S. which are a strong fit for their academic, personal and professional goals. Applicants must show clear reasons for selecting their U.S. university preferences.
Fulbright/IIE will apply to U.S. universities on the applicants behalf and does not guarantee choice of university.
Applications may be completed online at: https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international Application deadline is: April 17, 2020 (incomplete or late applications will not be considered)
We will be hosting 3 Fulbright Foreign Student application workshops at the American Corner. The American Corner is situated inside the Central Library, Corner of Parade and Darling Streets, Cape Town.
February 23: 4-5pm,
March 16: 1-2pm,
April 5: 5-6pm,
For more information on the Fulbright Program: https://za.usembassy.gov/education-culture/educational-exchanges/fulbright-flagship-programs/
Application Questions: Fulbright_Program_Safrica@state.gov