U.S. Students

Explore graduate or professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in elementary and secondary schools or universities in more than 140 countries. A Fulbright experience is immensely beneficial to your ongoing learning and professional development.

Fulbright scholarships are open to all students, and every interested student is provided with direct support from the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus for their application process.

“As a student, the full-year Fulbright scholarship set me up for the next decade of my life. It opened more doors along my educational and career paths.”

Yang Wang

Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Media

Your Next Steps


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Choose an Award

2023-2024 Competition Deadline: Tuesday October 10, 2023 at 5 pm Eastern Time.

Open Study/Research Awards

The Fulbright Study/Research Award is the traditional award opportunity where a candidate designs a proposal for a specific country. Read the Country Summaries for more information.

English Teaching Assistant Awards

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant programs place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence in the classrooms. View the countries offering English Teaching Assistant Awards here.


Special Programs

Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health

The 2023-24 competition will open later in Spring 2022. Check back for updates.

The Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships are offered through a partnership between the Fulbright Program and the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. These awards were established to promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings.

The Fogarty International Center, NIH, will provide support to the research training site and may provide orientation for the fellows at the NIH. In addition, NIH will provide a pre-departure orientation for selected Fellows in Washington, DC.

To participate in the Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen and:

  • Be enrolled in graduate or medical school. Applicants who hold a doctorate are ineligible.
  • Have sufficient proficiency in the host language to carry out the project required.

Other basic requirements and process for applying for the Fulbright-Fogarty Program are the same as for any Fulbright U.S. Student Study/Research Grant.

Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship

The Fulbright–National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship provides a unique platform for American Fulbright students to develop global narratives and discuss commonalities across borders around a common issue or theme. Trained, supported, and mentored by National Geographic Editors during their grants, grantees will use new media platforms to help build ties across cultures while enhancing mutual understanding. The content that they produce will be featured online in various places, including, most prominently, a blog hosted by National Geographic.

Review the following videos created by university staff to help you prepare for your application to a Fulbright program.
2023 Update: To learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and to apply, contact emma.stadele@ucdenver.edu.

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