Institute of International Education
Award amounts may vary based on the proposed project and country the student plans to attend. Awards typically provide round-trip transportation; book and research allowances; maintenance for the academic year, based on living costs in the host country; supplemental health and accident coverage; tuition, in some cases; and, language or orientation courses, where appropriate.
Up to four awards offered annually.
Projects should center around research on an aspect of international musical culture, and should focus on contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression or change. Applications will be accepted for any country to which there is an active Fulbright U.S. Student Program for Academic and Arts fields. Preference will be given to graduating seniors and recent graduates who meet all host country requirements, including those related to language, affiliation, and program start dates. Comprehensive information on grant opportunities in a specific country is available online at www.us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/regions. Preference will be given to creative projects that are conveyed in a dynamic fashion and are accompanied by a feasible plan. Applicants are encouraged to consider all aspects of the power of music in developing their proposals. Along with the study of music in a specific cultural context, proposals will be considered in other music-related fields, including music and social activism, music in learning, music and the community, and musical performance.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. Please check back in November for a refreshed application deadline date. Appli ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.