Fulbright University of Bristol Award

US citizens can apply for a grant to cover tuition fees and living costs in their first year as a postgraduate at Bristol. Offered by the Fulbright US Student Program.

This award offers a full tuition fee waiver for your first year of study and a contribution towards living costs. The amount for 2020/21 is to be confirmed.


You can apply if you:

  • are a US citizen;
  • are resident anywhere other than the UK;
  • are a graduating senior;
  • hold a BSc/BA degree;
  • are a master's or doctoral degree candidate.

Read the full eligibility criteria on the Fulbright website.

Application process

Apply using the Embark online application system.

You will need to supply supporting documents, which may include:

  • a statement of grant purpose
  • a personal statement
  • three letters of reference
  • transcripts from all institutions that awarded you a degree, or other institutions where you studied and received credit for coursework.

Find guidance on how to apply on the Fulbright website.


Applications for 2019/20 entry are now closed.

Details for 2020/21 are to be confirmed.

Further details

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