Oct 14, 2016
The Fulbright-Schuman Program, administered by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Belgium, is jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission.
The program funds graduate and post-graduate study, research, and lecture proposals in the field of US-EU relations, EU policy, or EU institutions for interested American and EU citizens.
Fulbright-Schuman grants for students are normally for a period of 9 months. Applications for pre-doctoral research for a minimum period of 6 months will also be considered. Research and lecturing awards are for a minimum period of 3 months and a maximum of 9 months, with preference being given to projects of 4 months duration.
Candidates must arrange their own placement at an accredited U.S. university, vocational training or professional institution.
The grants normally start between August 1 and March 31. Special authorization must be sought in order to leave at another time of the year.
The maximum grant to any one candidate is set at € 29,000.
The application deadline is December 1, 2016.
For more information about the program and the application procedure please visit the website of the Fulbright Commission in Brussels: