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Please Note: The International and Exchange Student Center is available to assist you with the application process and your questions and concerns. For questions and further information, you may contact Ms. Besnike Saitoski. In addition, the National Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides you with an abundance of information regarding program offerings as well as opportunities to connect with the program alumni.
The Fulbright US Student Program provides full funding for a year abroad in over 140 countries for graduating seniors and graduate students who are U.S. citizens.
The Fulbright US Student Program supports two main types of grants: Research/Study grants (also known as “full grants”) and English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs):
To learn more about the Fulbright program and its grants, please be sure to visit the tutorials offered through the National Fulbright website. This tutorial discusses the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, how it fits within the larger Fulbright constellation of programs, and general first steps in learning more about the U.S. Student Program.
National Selection and Eligibility Criteria: While excellence in the field of study and a strong academic record are preconditions for this fellowship, candidates are also selected using the following criteria:
For detailed eligibility criteria, please visit the Fulbright's national website.
The links below will help you to quickly connect to the official Fulbright program website which includes information about application requirements, application opening dates, eligibility, and deadlines:
Current CSUN students and recent graduates should apply for the Fulbright through CSUN. CSUN's internal application deadline is in early to mid-September each year. Please contact Ms. Besnike Saitoski at (818) 677-3053 for more information.
2013 Fulbright ACADEMIC APPLICANTS Campus Deadline:
September 13, 2013 for 2014-2015 academic year
Online Application Form: All applicants must complete and submit their application via the Fulbright online application system, also referred to as the Embark Fulbright Online Application. The application system for the 2014/15 academic year opens May 1, 2013, and closes at 5:00 p.m. (EST) October 15, 2013. Application procedures will vary slightly depending upon the type of applicant. However, all applications must be submitted through the Embark online application system.This is where you enter data, upload documents, and register your reference writers and foreign language evaluator.
Consult the following pages for more information on each component of the application:
As a quick reference, the following items comprise the components of the Academic application. For details regarding each component, please refer to the two above-listed links.
Critical Language Enhancement Award Statement is required for select countries.
Please print the PDF preview of your application, including all components, and submit a copy to IESC by the September 13th deadline. It is your responsibility to register evaluators and recommenders, and ensure everything is submitted online by the CSUN deadline.