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Name of ProgramFulbright Foreign Student and Scholar Program 2025-2026
Scholarship Offer

Type of Grants:
One-year grants, semester grants, short-term grants

Programs for:
Graduates, Postgraduates, PhD students, Visiting student researchers, Postdoctoral researchers, Faculty

All fields of study except medicine (not including Public health or medical research), dentistry, and veterinary medicine

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Government, designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

The Fulbright Program in Switzerland offers students and scholars with Swiss citizenship and English proficiency funding to pursue studies at the master’s or Ph.D. level or to teach and do research at post-doctoral level, at any recognized institution of higher education in the United States, in almost any field of study. Depending on the program, grant lengths range from three months to one academic year. Successful applicants for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program receive a grant for one academic year of about $ 20,000, and the grant of successful applicants the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is about $ 43,000 for one academic year. Candidates from Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts are particularly welcome to apply.

Application deadline05.08.2024 at midnight
Place of submissiononline and at the Scholarship Service of swissuniversities
RemarksThe Institute of International Education (IIE) administers the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program and offers a placement service for U.S. universities to those candidates selected for a grant.
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