The Fulbright-Schuman Programme provides grants to EU citizens for study, research or lecturing in the United States with a focus on EU affairs, European integration or US-EU relations.
The programme is administered by the Fulbright Commission in Belgium and is jointly funded by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission.
There are four types of grants available:
- Grants for Post-Doctoral Research and Lecturing (‘scholars’)
- Grants for (Pre) Doctoral Research (‘students’)
- Grants for International Educators
- Grants for Innovation
- citizenship of an EU Member State
- proficiency in English
- minimum of a bachelor’s degree
- prior to submitting their application, candidates must arrange their own placement at an accredited university, vocational training/professional institution, or independent research center in the United States.
- monthly stipend (USD equivalent of 2000€ for students and 3000€ for scholars and international educators) to be used to cover tuition, living costs, etc.
- one-time travel stipend of USD equivalent of 2000€ intended to defray the costs associated with travel/relocation
- sickness and accident insurance for grantees (not dependents)
- J-visa sponsorship for grantees and any accompanying dependents
- in-country programming (e.g., Gateway Orientations, Fulbright Enrichment Seminars)
- membership in active Fulbright alumni networks in both the United States and Europe
1 December 2020