Deadline: 1 October 2019
The U.S. Embassy in Belarus has announced a competition for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program scholarships in the 2020-2021 academic year for graduate students or young professionals from Belarus who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree.
The program enables its participants to research and study for up to two years at U.S. universities to pursue master’s degrees in the fields of Economics, Education, Environmental Policy and Management, International Affairs, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Library and Information Science, Public Administration, Public Health and Public Policy. Participants are selected through an open, merit-based competition.
The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. The grant covers tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.
In addition to these scholarships, internships will be available on a competitive basis. This competition will take place in the U.S., once participants have initiated their studies there.
Fulbright Grantees enter the United States on an Exchange Visitor (J-1) visa under the Department of State program and are subject to the 2-year home-country residence requirement associated with the J-1 visa.
- Belarusian citizenship and current residence in Belarus
- Proficiency in written and spoken English
- Completed undergraduate education and a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online via given website.
Eligible Country: Belarus
For more information, please visit https://by.usembassy.gov/application-period-started-for-the-fulbright-foreign-student-program-2020-2021/