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Fulbright Scholarships: Postgraduate Student Awards - 2021/22 competition

About the award

Our UK Partnership award with Fulbright is available for Masters or Doctoral candidates wishing to study at the University. The award takes the form of a tuition fee waiver for the first year of full-time graduate study (either Masters or PhD) and a living stipend of £14,000 in 2021/22.

We also accept scholars in receipt of Fulbright 'Open Awards' (also referred to as the All Disciplines Award).


Entry requirements

The eligibility criteria for these Scholarships can be found here:

How to apply

Applicants must apply to both the University and Fulbright separately. For this reason, it is recommended to make your University application well in advance of the deadline for the Fulbright application. (If you are made a programme offer, the offer letter is the 'affiliation' letter required.)

University of Exeter Postgraduate taught programmes: - applications for 2021/22 are open 

University of Exeter Postgraduate research:

The Fulbright US Student programme portal is open for new applications and closes in October, the year prior to scholars' intended start date. Fulbright then issue invitations for telephone interviews which are usually scheduled for the following February. Candidates receive the outcome of their scholarship application by the end of April after which Fulbright issue appropriate paperwork to the successful candidates in readiness for programmes starting in September / October.  Further information about the application process is available on the Fulbright Commission website:


Application deadline:13th October 2020
Number of awards:1
Value:Full tuition fee waiver for one year of Masters / PhD & living stipend
Duration of award:for 1 year