Fulbright Fellowship for

Graduate Study Abroad


Faculty advisor/contact:  Deborah Smith (dsmith@colburnschool.edu)

Who can apply:

  • U.S. Citizens at the time of application. (Permanent residents are not eligible.)
  • Must hold a Bachelor's degree or the equivalent before the start of the grant.
  • Applicants who have not earned a Bachelor's degree or the equivalent but who have extensive professional study and/or experience in music may be considered.
  • Must be in good health.

Description:  The United States Department of State and the Institute of International Education (IIE), in conjunction with foreign governments and universities, annually awards approximately 1,500 grants supporting study abroad. In music these are classified as practical training and can range from 6 to 12 months in length. Fulbright grants provide living expenses, tuition, and supplemental health and accident insurance. Applications can only be made for one country. A Fulbright application must be accompanied by a letter of affiliation from the individual/institution abroad that will supervise the student's proposed project.

Award amount: Full funding for living and study expenses. Actual amount varies by country.

Colburn deadline for all materials: October 1, 2014

Fulbright national deadline:  October 14, 2014


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