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In Guyana, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program is administered by the U.S. Embassy. The Embassy re-launched the Fulbright Foreign Student Programme in 2019. The scholarship gives Guyanese citizens the opportunity to complete a Master’s or PhD at a higher education institution in the United States.
The U.S. – Guyana Fulbright program aims to foster cultural understanding between our two countries. Therefore, preference is given to applicants who do not have extensive experience (six months or longer) in the United States.
These studies are funded for up to 24 months (two academic years, pending: final approval by the Foreign Scholars Board (FSB), a successful application for a J-1 visa; receipt of medical clearance; successful academic placement at a U.S. institution of higher education by the Institute for International Education (IIE); and availability of funds.
What expenses does the scholarship cover?
The scholarship covers the costs of the visa, travel, accommodation, university tuition costs, GRE testing and medical insurance. Students from Guyana are eligible for funding for up to 24 months (two academic years). Candidates who seek a doctoral degree will be required to secure funding for the remaining portion of their program, through either university funding, scholarships personal funding. More information can be found at: https://foreign.
Before starting the application, applicants are advised to carefully read the 2024-2025 Instructions for Completing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program Application (PDF463KB)
Visit:https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2024 to apply!