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Durham University


Fulbright-Durham University Award

Two Fulbright-Durham University Awards will be offered to applicants wishing to pursue a one-year Master's or higher research programme (or the first year of a Master's or higher research degree programme) in any eligible programme at Durham University. Fulbright Awards offer generous financial support for one year of study in the UK. Award funding for the first academic year of includes payment of tuition fees along with an allowance towards general maintenance costs whilst in the UK.

For specific eligibility criteria please refer to the Fulbright website for further information

Applicants must be US citizens resident anywhere except the United Kingdom, and hold or expect to receive a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent professional training or experience) in a relevant area before departure to the UK.

Level of Study

Postgraduate Taught and Research

Mode of study

Full time

Year of Entry

Applicants for programmes commencing in 2021/22

  • Full payment of tuition fees
  • £12,000 towards general maintenance costs (Accommodation, travel, subsistence)
  • Organisational memberships
  • Invitation to European Fulbright Conferences
  • Networking Opportunities


One year

Number of awards available


  • Stage 1: submit an online postgraduate academic application directly to Durham University by 13th October 2020 5pm Eastern Time . Please ensure you indicate your intention to apply for a Fulbright Durham University Scholarship on your academic application form.
  • Stage 2: submit a scholarship application via the Fulbright website by 13th October 2020 5 pm Eastern Time

Scholarship Application deadline

13th October 2020 5 pm Eastern Time via the Fulbright website

When candidates will hear the outcome of their application

January to March 2021

For further information or advice:

Contact Fulbright

Durham University


Phone: +44 (0)191 334 6395

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