FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT 2020 Application Call is OPEN

By | June 21, 2020

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
Eligibility
  • 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?
  • Academic excellence
  • 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,
RSVP: williamskm@state.gov
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