Apply for a cultural exchange opportunity and live abroad for up to a year as a Fulbright grant recipient.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an opportunity for Americans to participate in a 9-12 month cultural exchange program in one of over 140 countries. Applicants can propose an individually designed study/research project or apply to become an English Teaching Assistant. Other special programs, such as the Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, offer additional opportunities to live and study abroad.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program


U.S. citizens who will have a conferred bachelor’s degree or the equivalent before the start of the grant are eligible to apply.  Please refer to the Fulbright program’s website for a complete list of eligibility requirements.

How to Apply

Current ArtCenter students must apply through the Exchange and Study Away office. ArtCenter alumni are welcome to apply and receive advisement through the College’s Exchange and Study Away office as well.  Alternatively, alumni may apply independently as At-Large candidates.

Please visit the applicants section of the Fulbright website to learn more about the application process, including helpful tips and upcoming information sessions. Next, make an appointment with the campus Fulbright Program Advisor, Katie Perkins, at, to discuss your intent to apply and confirm the campus deadline.

Campus deadline for the 2019-2020 competition cycle: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm.

International Students

If you are an international student interested in applying for a Fulbright, review the information on the Fulbright Foreign Student Program website and contact your country’s Fulbright Commission.