2020-2021 IIE Fulbright Grants for Graduate Research Abroad

Campus Deadline:           Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5pm

The 2020-21 Institute for International Education (IIE) Fulbright Grant competition is now open.  Application materials and guidelines are available on-line at http://www.us.fulbrightonline.org.

The application must be completed online and the website provides full guidelines, instructions, and country-specific information.  Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and proficiency in the host country language.

The Graduate Center deadline for students to submit IIE Fulbright applications (including transcripts and reference letters) is Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5:00pm.  This date enables the Graduate Center to transmit evaluated applications to IIE by the early October deadline.  No applications will be accepted after September 5th.  Students who have submitted a complete application by September 5th will be asked to attend an interview with a GC Campus Evaluation Committee in late September.

In preparing your application you are encouraged to work with your faculty adviser.  The Graduate Center’s Fulbright Program Adviser, Rachel Sponzo, can be reached by email, rsponzo@gc.cuny.edu, or by phone, 212-817-7282.  Please note that all references and language evaluations must be submitted electronically, and transcripts and letters of affiliation must be scanned and uploaded.

Guidance and information webinars are organized by IIE thought-out the spring and summer.  The schedule and additional information can be found on the IIE website under Fulbright Events.

If you are thinking of applying, please contact Rachel Sponzo at rsponzo@gc.cuny.edu or 212-817-7282 for additional information.