2014-2015 Fulbright Visiting Student Program

21.04.2013 The United States Embassy in Uzbekistan is happy to announce the 2014-2015 Fulbright Visiting Student Program application process, open from February 4, 2013.

Application Deadline: June 20, 2013

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program funds up to two years of graduate study to pursue a Master’s degree in the U.S. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program encourages applications in the humanities, hard sciences such as engineering, and social sciences as well as all academic disciplines that were eligible for the Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • International Affairs
  • Library And Information Science
  • Journalism/Mass Communications
  • Public Health

The field of medicine is not eligible for a Fulbright award, however applicants might seek a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration.

Participants will be recruited through a merit-based open competition and chosen based upon their leadership potential, academic excellence, maturity, ability to adjust successfully to life in the U.S., strong interest in engaging Americans, and potential to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Uzbekistan.

Program Requirements:

  • Applicants must be citizens or nationals of Uzbekistan or permanent residents qualified to hold a valid passport issued by the nominating country.
  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education and hold a degree equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor's degree by the start of the grant period.
  • Applicants should have a sufficient level of English to enable them to successfully complete full-time graduate study in the U.S. with a recent paper-based TOEFL score of 550 or higher or an equivalent test [i.e., internet-based TOEFL (IBT)].
  • Strong preference will be given to applicants who have not had extensive recent experience in the U.S.
  • An applicant who is currently in the U.S. is ineligible for a grant.
  • An applicant's financial need or status will not be a factor in the selection process.

Important All grantees are expected to return to their home countries for at least two years at the conclusion of their grant in compliance with the J-visa requirements and to promote mutual understanding.

Program Provisions

All grantees receive tuition, a monthly stipend for up to 24 months, supplemental health and accident benefits, a book and equipment allowance, travel support, and the opportunity to attend Fulbright enrichment activities.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program Application Instructions (PDF-163kB)

Fulbright Foreign Student Program Online Application

U.S. Embassy Tashkent?3 Moyqorgon Street,
?Yunusabad 5th District,
Tashkent?Tel.: (+99871) 120-5450

Please, direct all questions to Tashkent-program@state.gov with Fulbright Foreign Student Program in the subject line.


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