AMIDEAST Fulbright Scholarships Program for Africans and the Middle East: Applications are currently being received for the AMIDEAST Fulbright Scholarships Program aimed at students and professionals from the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region. The program is a sponsored by the the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST. It is a merit-based grant that provides funding for graduate-level study at a U.S. university.
The Fulbright Program creates connections in a complex and changing world. Led by the United States government in partnership with 160 countries worldwide, Fulbright offers unparalleled international educational and cultural exchange experiences.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): U.S. Department of State /AMIDEAST.
Scholarships to be taken at: U.S. Universities
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships.
Scholarship level: Postgraduate.
Slots: 4,000 Fulbright scholarships per year.
Scholarship Worth: Fully funded (see scholarship benefits).
Subject Eligibility: All disciplines.
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Middle East and Northern Africa
General Eligibility Criteria:
The eligibility requirements for the AMIDEAST Fulbright Scholarships Program 2021 includes:
- Bachelor’s degree at the time of program start date
- Strong academic language
- English proficiency and/ or ability to attend a Long-Term English (LTE) Program in the United States prior to the study program.
- Additional eligibility requirements differ by country of citizenship (see official website).
Note that students cannot apply for programs with clinical requirements such as dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, nursing. Fields such as public health and nursing administration are permitted.
The award benefits will include;
- Tuition, a living stipend, academic allowances, and travel funds.
- Opportunity to experience life in the United States and share your unique culture and traditions
- Cultural and professional enrichment activities.
- Join a lifelong alumni network of global leaders.
- Pre-Academic Training, Gateway, and Enrichment Seminars.
- Eligible for alumni grants after completing your program and returning home.
- Gain knowledge and skills that contribute to your home community.
- Improve your English language skills.
Application Procedures for the AMIDEAST Fulbright Scholarships Program for Africans and the Middle East – How-to-Apply:
Application for the Fulbright Scholarships Program 2021 is done online. Fulbright admission requirements, length of the program, type of award, and application instructions vary by country. To learn about the requirements for your country, visit the how to apply page, select your country name in the drop-down menu and click on ‘Go’.
Application Deadline: Varies by Country