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Fulbright Scholarship Award

Open to students from the USA.

In partnership with the Fulbright Commission, Ulster University is offering postgraduate scholarships in Humanities and Social Sciences, and in the Creative Industries, both within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

This unique opportunity offers a significant financial and support package for two graduate students to join Ulster University and undertake a one-year Masters programme taught by world-leading experts who have been awarded grants by UK and EU funding bodies.

What's on offer?

Each Award covers a full tuition waiver plus living and travel stipends as detailed below.

  • Waiving of tuition fee
  • Living stipend:  £18,563
  • Travel stipend:  $1,500

For full details, including eligibility criteria visit the Fulbright Commission website.

Qualifying Masters

The Fulbright Scholarship Award supports US students enrolled to study full-time on any of the following UU postgraduate programmes.

Fulbright-Ulster University Creative Industries Award

  • MA Animation
  • MSc Fashion and Textile Retail Management
  • MA Film and Television Production (coming online in 2024)
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Fine Arts Photography
  • MFA Fine Arts Photography (eLearning)
  • MA User Experience and Service Design

Fulbright-Ulster University Humanities and Social Sciences Award

  • LLM Access to Justice
  • MSc Communication and Public Relations
  • LLM/MSc Corporate Law, Computing and Innovation
  • MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • MA Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies
  • MSc Digital Marketing Communication and Leadership
  • LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights
  • LLM Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice
  • MA History
  • LLM International Commercial Law and ADR
  • MA Irish Language Translation, Interpreting and Professional Language Skills
  • MA Journalism
  • MSc Library and Information Management
  • MSc Linguistics
  • MSc Peace and Conflict Studies
  • MPA Public Administration
  • MSc Social Policy

How to apply

Applications for a Fulbright Scholarship Award for September 2024 are now open

The deadline to apply is Tuesday 10 October 2023.

Students apply for admission to Ulster through the normal University process. You can learn more on how to apply here.

Applications for a Fulbright-Ulster University Award should be made directly to the Fulbright Commission.

Apply to Fulbright Commission