Complete Funds for Emirati Researchers within Fulbright Foreign Student Program

Deadline : 05 May 2020

Nonprofit organization: Fulbright

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Complete Funds for Emirati Researchers within Fulbright Foreign Student Program

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is offering the students and young professionals of the UAE the opportunity to pursue graduate-level study in the U.S. The award includes funding for tuition and required fees; a book, equipment, and travel allowance; a monthly stipend for room & board; and also a supplemental health and accident coverage plan. All disciplines and fields of study are available to Emirati students.

Eligibility:-

  1. The Applicants must be UAE nationals and reside in country throughout the application, selection and placement process.

  2. Must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university by spring 2019

  3. This program is open to all fields of study except medicine, nursing and other clinical fields in which hands-on contact with patients is required

  4. Must be eligible for J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa (No US passport holders or green card holders may apply)

  5. Applications that demonstrate benefit to Emirati society will be given preference.

  6. Applicants must be proficient in English and/or able to attend a Long Term English (LTE) program prior to the start of the study program.

Requirements:-

The prestigious scholarships are awarded to applicants who demonstrate:

  1. Academic excellence. 
  2. strong English language skills. 
  3. Leadership qualities. 
  4. Commitment to improving cross-cultural relations through international exchange. Applicants must also express a desire to use skills gained in the USA to serve the UAE upon completion of their studies.
  5. Preference will be given to students who have little or no previous experience studying or living in the United States.


Benefits:-

The award includes funding for tuition and required fees; a book, equipment, and travel allowance; a monthly stipend for room & board; and also a supplemental health and accident coverage plan.


About Fulbright Program:-

The Fulbright Program is one of several United States Cultural Exchange Programs whose goal is to improve intercultural relations, cultural diplomacy, and intercultural competence between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Via the program, competitively-selected American citizens including students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists may receive scholarships or grants to study, conduct research, teach, or exercise their talents abroad; and citizens of other countries may qualify to do the same in the United States of America.

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Host Country: United States of America

Eligible Country: United Arab Emirates

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