Competition Timeline

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The following apply to all types of Fulbright U.S. Student Grants:

Departure from the United States-Departure dates corre­spond to the academic calendars abroad. Approximate dates of the academic years in the various countries can be found in the Country Summaries. Requirements for at­tendance at orientation programs, where applicable, in the host country are indicated in the Country Summaries.

Grant period-In most cases, grant dates must correspond to the academic calendar of the host country. Exceptions may be made for grants with full-time research projects. In any case, grants must begin by March 31, 2021  for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants are expected to provide a timeline for their project in the Statement of Grant Purpose.