Fulbright Bursary programme 2023

Fulbright Bursary

Fulbright Bursary programme 2023

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Fulbright Bursary programme 2023

“The Fulbright  Bursary Foreign Student Programme is currently providing scholarship grants to South African students aspiring to pursue Master’s or Ph.D. degrees in the United States.”


  • 14th May 2023


  • Fulbright


  • South Africa


South African citizen or holds permanent residency status for at least 5 years; SA nationals with dual citizenship from the US are not eligible.

  • Non-degree or VSR applicants must be registered in a Ph.D. study at a South African university.
  • Master’s degree applicants must have completed a four-year bachelor’s or B Tech degree, or a three-year degree with honors.
  • Ph.D. applicants must hold a master’s degree.
  • Preferably first-time recipients of a Fulbright grant.
  • Applicants with limited to no experience coming to the US are preferred.
  • Must possess a doctoral qualification or an equivalent terminal/professional degree in their field.
  • Applicants with solid university teaching experience/a productive scholarly record will have an advantage.
  • English proficiency sufficient to carry through the project and may be tested by Fulbright offices as needed.
  • In good health and must be able to submit a medical history and examination report.
  • Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply; ensure to revise the application and acquire current reference letters.

Bursary Coverage:

  • Travel and transportation allowance from South Africa to the designated US destination.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Monthly maintenance costs (covering living expenses).
  • Tuition and other fees.
  • Computer and book allowance.
  • Sponsorship for J-1 visa.


Eligible applicants need to register their profile and complete an online application form using the link below. All supporting documents must be submitted via the online application system. Additionally, include the following:

  • A polished research proposal with clear methodology that a general review committee can understand.
  • Three confidential reference letters to be uploaded by the referees themselves via the online application system.
  • A letter of invitation from the host institution in the US is highly encouraged but not a requirement.

Click the link below to access the profile registration page and application form.

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