Fulbright Student Fellowships

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the opportunity to compete for the 2019-2020 Fulbright Student Fellowship for graduate study in the United States.

Fulbright Scholarships will be awarded for study in a Master’s degree program during the 2019 – 2020 academic year (July 2019 – June 2020). Fulbright grants will be awarded for graduate study at the Master’s degree level in all fields of study except medicine. (Note: Applications will be accepted in the field of public health.) Individuals from both the public and the private sectors may apply. Women, minorities, and candidates from outside the capital city of Vientiane are encouraged to apply.

The Fulbright Program was established by the U.S. Congress in 1946 to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

Eligibility:
• Applicant must be a Lao citizen;
• Applicant must be age 40 or under;
• Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least four years of full-time study, a superior academic record, and qualify for admission to U.S. programs of graduate study.
• Applicant must be proficient in English. Proficiency in the English language is measured by a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 88 or 7.0 IELTS. Those who do not have the English score will be invited to take the English Screening test at the American Center @Thatdam. (July 28, 2018)

Application Procedure
Each applicant must submit an application online by July 21, 2018. All supporting documents must submit to the online application directly.

Supporting Materials: Applicants must submit official transcripts of academic performance for all years of study. If the applicants have attended more than one university during their undergraduate degree, transcripts from all universities attended must be submitted along with the application.

Online Application:  https://iie.embark.com/apply/ffsp
The deadline for online application is July 21, 2018

For further questions beyond this announcement: Fulbright and Humphrey Office Public Diplomacy Section, U.S. Embassy, Vientiane Laos. Thadeua Road, Km.9, Ban Somvang Tai. Email: USGscholarshipsLaos@state.gov Tel: +856-21-487055