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Fulbright - University of Leeds Award


Key facts

Ongoing deadline
Number of funding places
Multiple opportunities available
Country eligibility
International (specific country)
Specific country
United States of America
Source of funding
External organisation
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

One-year fully funded scholarship for US citizens pursuing a Master's, or the first year of a PhD.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible"Full description</h2>

<p>Fulbright Postgraduate Awards are offered to US citizens to fund a one-year Master&rsquo;s degree programme (or the first year of a longer Master&rsquo;s or PhD progreamme) in any subject at the University of Leeds. The award covers fees&nbsp;and provides a maintenance allowance.</p> <h3>Eligibility Criteria</h3> <ul> <li>The applicant must be a US citizen</li> <li>The applicant must not currently reside in the UK</li> <li>The applicant must hold or expect to attain a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree or equivalent professional training/experience in a relevant field before departure to the UK</li> <li>Dual US-UK citizens are eligible to apply</li> </ul> <p>Please visit the&nbsp;<a href="">Fulbright website</a>&nbsp;where you can find details of when applications will open for 2021-22 entry.</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Please visit the <a href="">Fulbright website</a> for details on how to apply.</p>

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">Entry requirements</h2>

Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">English language requirements</h2>

The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact the Postgraduate Scholarships Office.<br /> e: <a href=""></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;t: +44 (0)113 343 4077</p>