Largest US international exchange program offering opportunities for students to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, and teaching English worldwide.


August 22, 2022

12:00pm (noon) EST


Timeline for Applying



Anna Bernard-Hoverstad

Award recipients


Sheyann Barnett

Fulbright Scholar

Ian Erickson-Kery

PhD Candidate, Fulbright Scholar

Ashlyn Nuckols

Beinecke Scholar, Fulbright Scholar

Danny Rosen

Fulbright Scholar, DAAD Scholar

Quick facts

Academic Discipline



US Citizen


Senior, Entering Graduate, Graduate



Endorsement Required


Award Amount

Varies with each grant




Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers opportunities for recent graduates, graduate students, and developing professionals and artists to conduct career-launching study and research abroad. There are also opportunities to teach English in countries around the world. Applicants must be US Citizens by October of the application year. NCS strongly recommends the candidates work through the campus endorsement process.

Watch this video to get a better sense of what Fulbright Awards can bring to your future plans.

  • Students wishing to participate in the campus review process should submit materials via the Fulbright Online Application portal by the Campus Deadline found above. The campus review process includes a short informational interview with members of Duke faculty and staff, who may provide feedback on application materials. Information from the interview will also help reviewers complete a Campus Committee Evaluation form in support of your application. During this process, your application will be un-submitted in the Fulbright Online portal, and you’ll be able to edit, polish, and update all application components except recommendations. Students with questions about this process are welcome to email Anna.
  • Students who miss the campus deadline are still able to apply for a Fulbright, the deadline is in October, see the Fulbright website for the exact date. If you wish to receive feedback on application materials, you may attend any of the Fulbright open advisement sessions. Kindly note that we are only able to offer feedback on a first-come, first-served basis at these sessions. See our NCS Events page for these sessions.


Applicants must be US Citizens by October of the application year. Depending on the country of application, foreign language proficiency may not be expected, so long as it isn't essential for your proposal's feasibility. See the country and grant type pages on Fulbright's site to learn whether they require, recommend, or do not expect knowledge of the host language.


Process for Fulbright with Duke Endorsement 2022
Connect with an OUSF advisor to learn about the application processSchedule with Advisor

Open office hours every Monday at 4:00pm or by appointment

Complete an NCS Registration Form to access the full application instructionsCurrent Students / AlumniAnytime - the earlier, the better!
Indicate your intent to applyCurrent Students / AlumniAnytime
Work on application materials and check-in with NCS and faculty advisers - September
Internal deadline for campus evaluation

For support after the internal deadline, please email

August 22, 12p.m. (noon)
Campus evaluations


Duke applicants submit final application via Fulbright websiteFulbright PortalOctober 7, 5:00 p.m.


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