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Fulbright Schuman

Fulbright Schuman awards scholarships to EU citizens to study, lecture or conduct research in the U.S. on the development of the EU, EU policies, or the U.S.-EU transatlantic agenda for a period between three months and one academic year. Grants are open to all academic fields of study, but must relate to U.S.-EU relations or EU affairs. The Fulbright Schuman Program is administered by the Fulbright Commission in Belgium and is jointly financed by the U.S. Department of State and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission.

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EU citizenship

Proficiency in English Minimum of a Bachelor's degree Academic excellence, generally defined as distinction in each year of study or a grand distinction in the most recent year of study; please note that candidates without these grades are still encouraged to apply if they have outstanding personal or professional backgrounds



Up to one academic year (9 months)

Study fields

US-EU relations, EU affairs/policy, or EU institutions and shows relevancy to at least two EU member states.


  • Scholarship of up to 2000 euro per month (USD equivalent)
  • J-1 visa sponsorship
  • Pre-Departure Orientation in Belgium or at local Fulbright Commission
  • Travel stipend of 2000 euro (USD equivalent)
  • Sickness and accident insurance
  • In-country programming (e.g. Gateway Orientations, Enrichment Seminars)
  • Prestigious title and access to alumni network
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