The first step is to familiarize yourself with the country summary for the program to which you are applying.
You should ensure that your Statement of Grant Purpose fits the program guidelines for the host country.
All applicants must complete and submit their applications via the Fulbright Online Application.
This is where you enter data, upload documents, and register your recommenders and foreign language evaluator.
You must possess the necessary language skills to successfully complete the project you are proposing.
For programs where language skills are Strongly Recommended, you must submit both a Language Self Evaluation and a Foreign Language Evaluation Form, which is completed by a professional language teacher.For applicants proposing independent study/research projects, address the following points: For applicants proposing to enroll in graduate degree programs, address the following points: While acquiring a graduate degree abroad is generally not an objective for most U. Student grantees, some countries have specific arrangements for awards for graduate degree study. institutions are urged to consult professors in their major fields or faculty members with experience in the host country, as well as their Fulbright Program Advisers, about the feasibility of their proposed projects.For applicants who are proposing to complete a graduate degree program, the Statement of Grant Purpose should address the following points. At-Large applicants should consult qualified persons in their fields.Ask current or former professors to put you into contact with appropriate people in the host country.If the proposal contains a strong research component, you must have host country contacts that can support the research, provide access to required resources, and/or advise you during the grant period.The first step is to familiarize yourself with the program summary for your host country in order to verify the type of grant you can propose.Depending on the country, applicants may also propose to complete a graduate degree program.On the Program Information page, you must include a project title and an abstract of the Statement of Grant Purpose, along with a brief explanation of your future plans upon returning to the U. This 2-page document outlines the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of what you are proposing for your Fulbright year.If you are pursuing a research project, developing a strong, feasible and compelling project is the most important aspect of a successful Fulbright application.Fulbrighters have used a number of methods to contact potential hosts and solicit support for their projects.One primary method is to use the contacts and advisers that you already have.