Fulbright and Kalamazoo College

What is the Fulbright Grant?

The Fulbright US Student Program funds one year of English teaching assistantship, research, or graduate study abroad.

For the last 5 consecutive years, K has been named a top producer of Fulbright recipients.

Where Can I Go With a Fulbright?

Fulbright has programs in East Asia, Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. Programs may differ in competitiveness based on the popularity of the specific program. For more information on individual programs visit the “countries” portion of their website.


Fulbright applicants for study and research programs configure their own projects. This is usually done alongside advisors at universities abroad or other institutes of higher education. The requirements vary by country and more information can be found on the following list of programs by country. In terms of requirements and eligibility, people interested in Fulbrights can visit the application components section of their website.

Infographic describing basic information that is helpful for Fulbright applicants.


Fulbrights are available to citizens or nationals of the United States. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent prior to the start of their grant, meaning that graduating seniors are eligible to apply. Visit the Application Process and Deadlines page to learn more about how to apply.