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Fulbright US-UK Summer Institute Program

 

Description

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are 3-4 week programs for U.S. undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage, and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university. The Institutes include an educational residency relevant to the host university's cultural, historical and industrial environment. Depending on the Institute, students will have the opportunity to:Study alongside leading academics and professionals; Develop knowledge in specific fields; Participate in field and in-service education; Experience cultural and social events; Visit museums, galleries, castles, battlegrounds, stately homes and areas of scenic beauty; Receive credit to transfer to their home institution; Meet people from across the US and the world; Become an ambassador for studying in the UK. To be eligible, students must: be a US citizen and possess a US passport, be at least 18 years old by the start of the program, participate in the program in its entirety, have a minimum GPA of 3.7, have at least 2 years of undergraduate study remaining after the Institute, and have had little or no study/travel outside of the US.

 

Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Freshman, Sophomore

Age minimum or maximum:*
Yes
Minimum and/or maximum age? 18 minimum

Open to international students:
No

Required to demonstrate financial need:
No

Discipline Area(s):
Open to All Disciplines

Minimum GPA:
Yes
If yes, what is the minimum? 3.7

Demographic Information (preferred or required):

Award type:
Fellowship, Scholarship

Amount Awarded:
Amount varies

 

Application Information:

Application Deadline:
February

Date application is available:
November

USC endorsement required:
No

Award Details:

Is there an interview:
Yes

Approximate date finalists are notified:
March

Approximate date selected candidates are notified:
April

Previous USC recipients:
Andrea Diaz - 2017 Kathryn (Katie) Hayes - 2017 Kenneth Lee - 2016

Average number of applications received:

Number awarded:

Sponsor:

Fulbright Commission

 

Contact Information:

Primary Contact:
Main Office

Position:

Phone:
02074984010

Email:

Website:
http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-uk/uk-summer-institutes

Address:
Unit 302, 3rd Floor Camelford House, 89 Albert Embankment
London, London SE1 7TP
England