Office of Academic Advising

Fulbright Scholarship

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.  Programs vary by country, so students should spend some time exploring the Fulbright website, most notably the Fulbright Regions page for more information about each country's programs and requirements.

There are a variety of grants available through Fulbright:

For more information about these grants and others, please click here.

Grant benefits for all Fulbright U.S. Student grants include:

In some countries, grants may also include:


Selection is made on the basis of:

Please visit Application Tips for more information.

Students must be US citizens and hold a BA at the start of the grant.  For more information about eligibility, please click here.

Application Years:



Skidmore seniors are required to apply according to Skidmore College’s internal process and deadlines. Alumni can apply through Skidmore College if it has been a maximum of 3 years since graduation. Students who graduated more than 3 years ago should apply as “at large” candidates. All seniors interested in pursuing a Fulbright application should contact Prof. Perez ( or Marla Melito ( Students considering research who decide to start the process after August 1st  and students applying for ETAs who decide to start the process after August 15th, should apply as “at large” candidates. Deadlines are non-negotiable. 

Note: Starting the process of applying means submitting working drafts of your full application to Skidmore for review. 

Skidmore Deadline- September
Please see Dates and Deadlines page for details.


Skidmore Faculty Representative:

Oscar Perez Hernandez, Assistant Professor of Spanish

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