application & requirements


Application opens 31 March 2016

Deadline for application: 11 October 2016

Requirements for application

To qualify for the Fulbright Program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Applicants must have a conferred bachelor's degree or the equivalent before the start of the grant.
  • In the creative and performing arts, four years of professional training and/or experience meets the basic eligibility requirement.
  • Applicants must be in good health. Grantees will be required to submit a satisfactory Medical Certificate from a physician
  • Applicants must have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country sufficient to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study/research. This is especially important for projects in the social sciences and the humanities.
  • Applicants may hold a J.D. at the time of application.

U.S. students currently residing in the Netherlands will not be considered.

U.S. Student Fulbright Program application
For more information about the application procedure, visit the U.S. Student Fulbright Program website.