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Fulbright - Durham University Award

Offers US citizens a one-year Masters or higher research programme.

One Fulbright - Durham University Awards will be offered to applicants wishing to pursue a one-year Masters or higher research programme (or the first year of a Masters or higher research degree programme) in any eligible programme at Durham University.

The Fulbright Award offer generous financial support for one year of study in the UK. Award funding for the first academic year includes, payment of tuition fees along with an allowance towards general maintenance costs whilst in the UK.

  • Full payment of tuition fees
  • A personal living allowance (stipend)
  • Organisational memberships
  • Membership to national arts and culture organisations
  • Sickness and accident coverage
  • Networking Opportunities
Year of Entry Applicants for programmes commencing in 2024/25
Number of awards available 1
Level of study Postgraduate Taught and Research
Mode of study Full-time
Programmes All Postgraduate Taught and Research programmes
Duration One year

The personal living allowance is intended to help cover the cost of living in the UK as a student and is subject to annual review.


For specific eligibility criteria please refer to the Fulbright website for further information.

Applicants must be US citizens resident anywhere except the United Kingdom and hold or expect to receive a Bachelors degree (or equivalent professional training or experience) in a relevant area before departure to the UK.

Not sure if you’re eligible? Contact us for advice.

How to apply

  1. Apply for a course

    Submit an online postgraduate academic application directly to Durham University by 10th October 2023 5:00pm Eastern Time.


    Provide confirmation of your Fulbright Scholarship application to colleagues in our admissions service.

    Durham University Applicant Portal
  2. Complete a scholarship application

    Submit a scholarship application via the Fulbright website by 10th October 2023 5:00pm Eastern Time.


    Scholarship Application deadline

    10th October 2023 5:00pm Eastern Time via the Fulbright website


    When candidates will hear the outcome of their application

    February 2024 - shortlisted candidates invited to Interview.

    April 2023 - All candidates notified of their status.

    Submit a scholarship application
  3. Ask us

    For further information or advice:

    Durham University:


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Get in touch

If you have any questions about whether you are eligible for a scholarship or the application process, get in touch with our Scholarships and Student Funding Office:

Scholarships and Student Funding Office

Durham University

Palatine Centre

Stockton Road