Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply. All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses. Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student, you are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicant should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.
Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts. Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying. Artists with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award, you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Citizens

If you are a non-U.S. citizen interested in applying for a Fulbright Award to the United States, you will need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country. Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar or Student Program.

Taiwan

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1 Master’s Degree Program Award: National Taiwan Normal University Award in International Human Resource Development (MBA)

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
12 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

Awards are available to pursue a full-time master’s degree program in international human resource development at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). Programs are taught in English.

NTNU has been recognized as one of the top 12 universities in Taiwan due to its leading research in the fields of education, arts and humanities, social science, sports, recreation, and Chinese language teaching. NTNU excels in internationalization and is a pioneer in international research in learning sciences. Also, it is one of the largest and best internationally known language institutes for the study of modern and classical Chinese.

The award is co-sponsored by the National Taiwan Normal University.

Grant Period

12 Months

Grants must begin in September 2020, prior to the Welcome Reception (usually the Friday after Labor Day).

The grant is initially awarded for 12 months, and renewal for the second year is dependent upon the grantee’s academic success with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Candidate must have received a bachelor's degree prior to enrollment and intend to pursue a two-year master's degree. Strong academic credentials in their area of specialization are expected. A good capacity for studying and living in a cross-cultural setting is necessary. 

Grantees cannot be accompanied by dependents.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

A working knowledge of Mandarin or Taiwanese is useful, but not required. Mandarin study in Taiwan is highly encouraged.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

No letter of affiliation is required upon application. Candidates must be accepted by both Fulbright Commission in Taiwan and the university program.

YOU MUST ALSO BE ACCEPTED BY THE UNIVERSITY!! A separate application to the university is required. Applicants not only have to apply to the Fulbright award, but also MUST also be accepted by the university. PLEASE look up and respect the program application deadline at the university.  

Once a Fulbright finalist gains admission to a master’s degree program, a copy of the admission letter must be provided to the commission.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

The grant provides recipients with full tuition support at National Taiwan Normal University, student dormitory, roundtrip airfare, a monthly living allowance, and national health insurance as long as the candidate maintains satisfactory academic standards.

Please visit the Fulbright Taiwan website for more financial information.

Ineligibility

  • Candidates currently residing in Taiwan (or those who will be living there during the 2019-2020 academic year) will not be considered.
  • A candidate who has lived outside the United States for five or more years in the six-year period preceding the date of application will be ineligible. 
  • Individuals with dual U.S.-Taiwan citizenship or permanent residency are not eligible.

Special Application Instructions

Applicants must select “NTNU Human Resource (MBA)” in the Award Name field of the application.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available.

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.org.tw