What is Fulbright Student Fellowships?

What is Fulbright Student Fellowships?

Posted at: 09 Oct 2020

What is Fulbright Student Fellowships?

The 2020-2021 Fulbright Competition is for graduate fellowships studying in the United States, including a Master’s or Doctoral degree. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified candidates under the auspices of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Program and are subject to the availability of funding.


The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress as a means “to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” For more than sixty years the Fulbright Program has provided opportunities for foreign nationals to study, teach, and pursue research in the U.S.


What are the benefits provided?

Fulbright Student Fellowship grants provide round-trip transportation to the United States, as well as tuition fees, and living expenses for full-time graduate study. The program is for a Master's or Ph.D. Degree.


What are the eligibilities?

  • Be a Cambodia citizen
  • Have a strong academic background and a record of excellence in previous studies
  • Have completed a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university for those applying to study in the U.S. for a Master’s degree program, or have a Master’s degree from a recognized college or university for those applying to study in the U.S. for a Doctoral program
  • Be proficient in English (a minimum score of 570 on TOEFL or TOEFL ITP, or 230 on computer-based TOEFL, or 88 on internet-based TOEFL, or 7.0 on IELTS)
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt readily to a foreign environment
  • Be in good health and able to undergo a rigorous study program 
  • Not have extensive experience living or studying in the United States.


How to apply?

Applicants must submit all required supporting documents and test score reports directly to the online application.


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