Fulbright Fellowships

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UCLA is one of the top producing institutions of Fulbright U.S. Student Program recipients.

If you are interested in traveling abroad for study or research in 2017-2018 or in 2018-2019, plan to attend a Fulbright information session. There are two Fulbright programs available. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is for all graduating seniors and graduate students in all fields and is administered for the U.S. Department of State by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The next competition will be for the 2018-2019 cycle. The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Program is for doctoral candidates in foreign language or area studies to conduct dissertation research, administered by the U.S. Department of Education (USEd). The next competition will be for the 2017-2018 cycle.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here
  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017, Noon-1:00 p.m., 186 Powell Library; RSVP here

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Information Sessions:

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348; RSVP here
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348; RSVP here
  • Thursday, February 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348; RSVP here
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348; RSVP here
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348; RSVP here
  • Thursday, February 9, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348; RSVP here

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Writing Workshops:

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017, 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m., Student Activities Center Conference Room 4 (basement level)

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Pre-Application Webinar:

  • Slides from the 2016-2017 webinar are available for reference only here.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Writing Workshop:

  • Thursday, February 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Student Activities Center, B Level

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Applicants

Basic Requirements

  • must be a U.S. citizen at time of application
  • hold a BA degree or equivalent before the award begins
  • good health

Deadline(s)

  • Application Opens: Expected May 1, 2017
  • Campus Application Deadline: August 16, 2017, 4:00 p.m. PDT
    • If you’re currently enrolled at UCLA, you must apply by this date/time.
  • Campus Deadline for Revisions: October 3, 2017,  5:00 p.m. PDT
  • National Deadline: October 10, 2017, 5:00 p.m. EDT

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Application Checklist
List of required documents for submitting a complete application to the Fulbright Campus
Coordinator.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Application Tips
General information and tips for each section in the Fulbright application.
Can only be viewed by the UCLA community.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Recent Awardee Profiles

Fulbright U.S. Student Program E-Application

Fulbright U.S. Student Program website

You may schedule an appointment to view the following samples:

  • Project Proposals
  • Personal Statements

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Campus Coordinator at UCLA

Trisha Mazumder
1228 Murphy Hall
(310) 825-3623
tmazumder@grad.ucla.edu

Fellowship Proposal Resources

  • UCLA Graduate Writing Center
  • UCLA Scholarship Resource Center
  • Online Writing Resources

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Fulbright-Hays DDRA Applicants

Basic Requirements

  • must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at time of application
  • be advanced to doctoral candidacy before your award begins
  • be studying a modern language or area studies
  • be proficient in the language(s) necessary to carry out your research
  • planning a teaching career in the U.S. upon completion of doctoral program

Deadline(s)

  • Initial UCLA Internal Review Deadline: February 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m. PST
  • Final UCLA Campus Deadline:March 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m. PST

Fulbright-Hays Checklist
List of required documents for submitting a complete application to the Fulbright Campus Coordinator.

Fulbright-Hays Application Tips
General information and tips for each section in the Fulbright application. Can only be viewed by the UCLA community.

Fulbright-Hays G5 Application Submission Overview
Overview for starting the Fulbright-Hays application.

Fulbright-Hays Scoring Criteria Packet
Can only be viewed by the UCLA community.

For inclusion in the campus review, please submit your application, project description, bibliography, and CV by the Campus Application Deadline. Revisions, official transcripts, language references, faculty references, and letters of affiliation must be submitted by the Final Campus Deadline for inclusion in the 2017-18 competition.

Fulbright-Hays E-application
Please note that the e-application website is only available for limited periods. Please reference the maintenance
schedule on the e-application website.

Grant period: Anticipated October 1, 2017 – March 31, 2019

Fulbright-Hays Current Awardee Profiles

Fulbright-Hays website

You may schedule an appointment to view the following samples:

  • Project Descriptions
  • Bibliography
  • Letters of Affiliation

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Campus Coordinator at UCLA

Estevan Hernández
Fellowships and Financial Services
1228 Murphy Hall
(310) 825-3521
ehernandez@grad.ucla.edu