Ful­bright schol­ar­ships


The “Fulbright Commission”, which was founded in 1946 and named after the American Senator William Fulbright, promotes the bilateral familiarisation process, meetings between people and an exchange of German-American culture.

The Fulbright Commission awards scholarships to German students and graduates for this purpose. The scholarships are designed to enable students to continue, extend or supplement their studies at American universities and enable Germans to get to know the host country.  

It awards:

  • full and partial scholarships
  • travel scholarships
  • Fulbright Enterprise Scholarships (travel scholarships)
  • partial and travel scholarships for German foreign language assistants

The call for proposals for Fulbright scholarships takes place in April/May for the year of study that begins in the USA in August in the following year. You can find the latest application conditions and documents on the website of the Fulbright Commissionduring the period when applications can be submitted.

As a student of the University of Kassel, please hand in your application at the International Office at the University of Kassel.  

You can obtain more information at the International Office or via the Internet address of the Fulbright Commission mentioned above. Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner in faculty 02 (English studies) is the Fulbright liaison lecturer at the University of Kassel.  

You will find “FAQs” and application documents here.

There is a list of the scholarships here.