Must be a full-time freshman or sophomore, with a GPA of at least 3.7, be at least 18 years of age, have little to no experience abroad, and hold a clear appreciation for the potential insights to be gained by a three to four week intensive experience at a notable UK university.
The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes take place at typically nine or ten UK institutions of higher learning, and offer a three or four-week cultural exploration of the host university and its surrounding community, each emphasizing a unique topic or theme. The award covers airfare, accommodations and meals, tuition and fees at the host institution and, where deemed necessary, a small allowance.
How Do I Apply?
Students apply through an online form, which includes providing short answers to questions about the applicant’s character, two page-long essays, and two letters of recommendation. The applicant must choose one of the university summer institutes in the application.
One one-page personal statement and a one-page essay response to a thematic prompt.
What happens after I submit an application?
In March or April, shortlisted applicants are invited to a phone interview. Applicants are notified about the award in late April.