International Fulbright Science & Technology Award


The International Fulbright Science and Technology Award, a component of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, supports doctoral study at leading U.S. institutions in science, technology, engineering or related fields for outstanding foreign students.

The Fulbright S&T Award is designed to be the most prestigious international scholarship in science and technology and to demonstrate the United States' commitment to welcoming top-notch future researchers and leaders to pursue serious scientific study and research at U.S. institutions.

Grantees receive three years of Fulbright funding from the U.S. Department of State followed by support from their U.S. host institution until the completion of Ph.D. programs.

International Fulbright Science & Technology Award

Eligible fields of study

Aeronautics and Astronomics / Aeronautical Engineering
Agriculture (theoretical/research)
Astronomy / Planetary Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Sciences / Engineering
Engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, ocean, mechanical, and petroleum)
Environmental Science / Engineering
Geology / Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Information Sciences (Engineering focus)
Materials Science / Engineering
Public Health (research or theoretical focus only)

Note: Recruitment for the International Fulbright Science and Technology Program has been suspended for the 2013-2014 program year. Decisions for the 2012 cohort have been announced. Please check with the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country or the Fulbright S&T website to learn of updates for program recruitment in Spring 2013.