Estimated annual campus deadline: No mandatory campus deadline for Undergraduates. National deadline in October each year.
Graduate Division coordinates submission for all UCSB Fulbright applicants, but does not provide feedback on application materials. Students seeking Fulbright application feedback from our office should share their application with us one month before the national deadline.
Fulbright supports up to one year of international funding for recent undergraduates, masters recipients, and current graduates students. The Fulbright may be utilized to explore research interests, graduate or independent study projects, and/or English teaching opportunities in participating countries. The program purpose is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Selection is based on the applicant’s academic or professional record, language preparation, the feasibility of the proposed study project, and personal qualifications.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens; seniors or recent graduates; in good health as certified by a satisfactory Medical Certificate; sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country
Award amount: varies by program and country; for all programs, covers round-trip transportation to the host country, room, board, incidental costs, and accident & sickness health benefits. See the Fulbright Website Award Benefits page for additional details.
Campus nomination: Campus nomination is not required for undergraduate Fulbright applicants at UCSB. Students should apply directly by the national deadline as posted on the Fulbright Website Application Timeline page.
UCSB campus application information