Texas Tech University

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Program Details

  • Fulbright provides grant funding for 8-10 months of study or independent research abroad. English Teaching Assistantships are also available in various countries.
  • Open to all fields of study.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.

(Undergraduate Students: apply fall of senior year. Graduate Students: cannot have Ph.D. by date of application deadline.)

Grant Benefits

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Monthly stipend for room and board - amounts vary by country
  • Accident and Sickness Coverage

Other Possible Benefits

  • Support for Dependents
  • Research allowance
  • Tuition
  • Language lessons
  • Enhancement activities
  • Disability-related accommodations

How to Get Started

  1. Visit the Fulbright U.S. Student Program website and explore the various grant options and countries of interest as well as the application requirements.  Country requirements on language proficiency levels vary and number of available grants can also vary.
  2. Please make every effort to attend an information session (see dates table).  

How to Apply

Submit Letter of Intent A Letter of Intent Form must be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than April 1, 2018 to begin the application process.

Online Application The Fulbright online application opens on (Date TBA) and can be accessed through the Embark Application System. TTU students must submit all application materials by the internal deadline September 3, 2018.

Application Components

  • completed online application
  • statement of purpose
  • personal statement
  • letter of affiliation from an institution in the host country (not  required for ETAs)
  • unofficial transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • three letters of recommendation (from faculty or field expert)
  • language evaluation for non-English speaking countries (critical  language award statement if studying in certain countries)
  • *Creative and performing artists provide samples of their  work.

Interview All applicants will be scheduled to interview with an internal committee to discuss their proposed projects/programs of study. Applicants will be contacted for an interview to take place September 2018. The committee will provide feedback and recommendations for improvement on the application.

Final Submission Online applications will be released, and students will have an opportunity to make revisions prior to the final national deadline. Once revisions are completed, students must resubmit the final online application by October 2018, 4:00 PM CST.

Deadlines & Event Dates

Fulbright Info Sessions | TTU Library, TLPDC Room 153

Feb 13   9:00 a.m.

Feb 26   4:00 p.m.

Mar 6     3:00 p.m.

Mar 22   2:00 p.m.

Apr 3    10:00 a.m.

Internal Application Due | Sep 3, 2018
(application and recommendation letters)

Candidate Interview Meetings | Sep 5-19, 2018

National Fulbright Application Deadline | Oct 2018

Recommended Resources

TTU Campus Fulbright Program Advisors

Mrs. Wendoli Flores 

Dr. Tim Dallas