A lot of students around the world fight hard to find out their learning cost, fees. US government is sponsoring a scholarship named Fulbright scholarship with the aim of supporting such students who are from several countries and keen to pursue their studies in US. Doing so will improve the rapport between United States and other countries. They have already issued the scholarship to an average of 300000 students for their performance in both studies and extramural activities.
Let us have look in to the details of the scholarship. The Fulbright scholarship was introduced in the year of 1946 by the Senator J William Fulbright of Arkansas. The patron of the scholarship is the US department of State’s for educational and cultural affairs bureau. The students who are outstanding in their headship and cultural activities are given with this scholarship. About 7500 such students are sponsored under this scholarship every year.
Different groups are given with the authority to plan and arrange the policies of the scholarship. The Bureau Educational and Cultural Affairs prepare the course of action for the scholarship. A 12 member panel, named J William Fulbright Scholarship board, is assigned by the US President to plan clerical activities and rules to support those activities. These members are experts in educational domain. The selection procedure for the scholarship is also defined by these board members.
There are more than one Fulbright scholarship according to the area and need of scholarships. Fulbright specialist program is one of them, which go together with the Fulbright scholarship program. Fulbright visiting scholar program is for those who are from outside US and is doing post doctoral research at different organizations in US. This particular scholarship is given to 850 qualified students from 95 various countries.
There are universities and colleges, who coordinate classes for the intercontinental students on several topics, need financial aid. Fulbright scholar-in-Residence program is intended for such organizations.
For the Islamic society to reach the height of higher education, a scholarship program is envisaged by the Fulbright scholarship program. This is the Fulbright scholarship Visiting Specialists program and is entirely for the Muslim world. Fulbright New century scholars global program is a different one given for the best 30 research scholars and professional across the countries.
Fulbright teacher exchange is program is organized to provide support to 120 teachers from primary and secondary schools. 1700 students who are professionals and artists from several countries are given with Fulbright Foreign student program to improve the artistic talents every year. Fulbright US student program sponsors fellowships for the applicants who wish to go for graduation in colleges and schools.
Opportunities do not come all the time. So try to get the utmost out for the time being. You can join advanced degree programs from United States of America, which will help you to become successful in your career. Read the information available in their website regarding the scholarships available and try for the right one suiting your eligibility criteria.