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Fulbright Scholarships & Study Grants

CFAW Scholarship (Helms School of Government)

The Helms School of Government is sponsoring a $2,500 scholarship, which will be awarded to a high school junior or senior at our College for a Weekend (CFAW) event in November 2019.

Learn more about the CFAW Scholarship

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is the largest U.S. exchange program for students, graduates and young professionals. The program offers opportunities for international graduate studyadvanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The U.S. Student Program currently awards approximately 1,700 grants annually to engage in all fields of study, research, or teaching assistantships and operates in more than 135 countries worldwide.

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant applications will be available beginning April 2 and will be accepted for the 2019-2020 grant cycle. Contact Edna Udobong, Liberty University Fulbright Program Advisor and Scholar Liaison, to schedule an appointment to discuss the application requirements and the Liberty University Fulbright interview process. You should begin the application process as early as possible, but at least three months prior to the campus deadline of August 31.

Follow the application procedures and submit your completed application by July 31. Your application package materials will be reviewed by a faculty member who will provide feedback to help to make your application as competitive as possible.

Award Types

There are 2 traditional types of grants:

Fulbright also offers several Special Program and Special Grant Opportunities by Field of Study.


Graduating Students

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Currently enrolled at Liberty University and will hold a bachelor or dual degree by the time of the grant
  • Meet Fulbright country requirements
  • Fulbright provides stipends and travel allowances to spouses and dependents.



  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Will not have a Ph.D. degree on the application deadline of Oct. 9
  • Meet Fulbright country requirements
  • Graduate students may qualify for other awards, if graduation from Liberty University has been more than 3-5 years (preferably)
  • Liberty University Fulbright Campus Evaluation Committee will review applications in Aug. and Sept.


Fulbright provides stipend and travel allowances to grantees.


  • Liberty University Campus Deadline: Aug. 31
  • Fulbright Application Deadline: Oct. 9

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over nine research and teaching opportunities in 150+ countries. Many avenues for Fulbright U.S. Scholars to become cultural ambassadors in other countries include:

  • U.S. Scholar/Global Flex
  • Distinguished Chair
  • Postdoc Scholar in STEM fields
  • Public Health
  • International Education Administrators
  • Applied Research
  • Arctic Initiative

There are also short-term programs such as the Fulbright Specialist Program and early career opportunities for young professionals.

To learn more, visit Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program and contact Liberty University Fulbright Program Advisor and Scholar Liaison, Edna Udobong.

More Opportunities

View more scholarship and grant opportunities through these Fulbright affiliate programs:


Professor Edna Udobong
Fulbright Program Advisor and Scholar Liaison
(434) 592-5460