Science and Technology Scholarship for International Students

Last Updated on April 22, 2015 by Malik Waqas

Fulbright Science and Technology Scholarship Program:

The International S&T (Science and Technology) Scholarship is the world most prestigious scholarship. It was first announced in 2006 during the University Presidents Summit on International Education in US. This scholarship demonstrates the US commitment to remain at top of the premier destination for Science and Research.  This scholarship welcomes the top notch breed of leaders from all over the world to shape their careers at US colleges and Universities.

Scholarship Name:

International Fulbright Science and Technology Scholarship

Study Institution:

US Colleges and Universities

Scholarship Honors to:

Students from Pakistan and Selected countries from other regions of the world. Please refer to this page for the detail list of countries

Scholarship Funded By:

USA Government

Offered Programs:

PhD Degree

Application Deadline:

March-June 2015 (Annual)

Course Starts:

AY 2015-16

No of Scholarships:

Approximately 40 awards are given each year.

You may interested to apply:

 

PhD Diabetes Studies Studentship at University of Leicester

DAAD University Summer Graduate Studies Course Grant

 

 

Offered Study Fields:

PhD in

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Astronomy sciences
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Sciences
  • Energy
  • Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Ocean and Petrolium)
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Information Sciences
  • Material Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Neurosciences
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Public Health

For detail list of program please visit this link.

Who Can Apply?

Citizens of Pakistan and selected countries from the region of Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, America, South and Central Asia.

Scholarship Benefits:

Scholarship grantees will get funding for 3 years from the US government which includes:

  • Testing Vouchers for TOEFL and GRE
  • Tuition Fee
  • Travel expenses
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Book and Equipment Allowance
  • Research expenses
  • Professional conference allowance
  • Health and accident expenses
  • Specially tailored enrichment activities

After the completion of 3 Years, the US University will be expected to cover the expenses towards J-1 Visa sponsorship will be provided for 5 Years.

Eligibility Criteria:

For one being an Eligible he/she:

  • Must be a citizen of country where there is active Fulbright scholarship program.
  • Must apply through the Fulbright Commission or the US Embassy in your country of Citizenship
  • Must have completed a degree equivalent to US Bachelor’s Degree Before August 2014

One is NOT Eligible if he/she:

  • Currently studying in US
  • Have received a previous Fulbright
  • Do not wish to pursue PhD in eligible field

Key Reminder:

Applicants must apply through Fulbright Commission of US embassy in their home country. Application for 2015-16 will be starting from 1 February 2014. As application deadlines are vary from country to country so one must check from Fulbright commission and US embassy to keep updated of the last date to apply.

Grantees will be notified by Mid October 2014 and can start their doctoral degree in 2015-16 academic year (With most US Universities open in August or September).

Important links:

One must visit the below mentioned website to get access of the application form with other relevant details. The detailed information is given at that website about how to apply for Fulbright Science and Technology scholarship.

Scholarship Website: http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/scienceandtech.html

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