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Fulbright U.S. Student Program (IIE)

The Institute of International Education (IIE), on behalf of the U.S. State Department, administers the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which makes fellowships available to approximately 1,900 U.S. students annually to study, conduct research, teach English, or train in the creative arts in more than 140 countries worldwide. This competition is administered on campus by the International Institute.


U-M Fulbright Program advisors are available for scheduled appointments throughout the summer. Appointments may be in-person, by phone, or Google Hangouts. 

Prior to making an advising appointment, applicants are encouraged to review the  U-M Fulbright U.S. Student Program Resource Page .

Visit the Online Appointment Scheduler and select an appointment slot for your grant type (Academic, ETA/Arts).

For questions, send email to: or call: (734) 763.9200.

Application Deadline: 

September 7, 2017, 12 p.m. EST (U-M campus deadline).

Students who miss the campus deadline may still apply through U-M, and advisors will work with you to meet the October 6, 2017 (5 p.m. EST) national deadline. However, those who do not meet the campus deadline forego the benefits of the campus interview.

Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for this program through the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus, applicants must  

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be U-M students or alumni
  • Have completed an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the award
  • Demonstrate the language skills necessary to complete the proposed project
  • Enrolled students are required to apply through U-M

Application Submission:

Applicants must submit a completed Online Embark Application.


Information Sessions:

Those interested in applying to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program are encouraged to attend the information sessions held by U-M campus Fulbright Program Advisors.  

During the summer months, general info sessions will be held monthly. Registration is required only for those attending via webinar (links below)

Summer sessions will provide a brief overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, U-M campus application process, and application components for the study/research, ETA, and Arts grants. Advisors will address specific questions about awards and provide tips on applying and completing your application. 

Wednesday, August 2


To register:

*Please use your UMICH email when registering.