Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programs for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university. The Institutes include an educational residency relevant to the host university’s cultural, historical and industrial environment.

Participating Institutes

These are the participating institutions for 2024. You can check here for any updates or changes.

  • Scotland: Glasgow School of Art, University of Strathclyde, University of St. Andrews
  • Wales: Aberystwyth University
  • Northern Ireland: Queen’s University Belfast
  • England: University of Bristol, University of Exeter


To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a US citizen and possess a US passport
  • Be at least 18 years old by the start of the program
  • Participate in the program in its entirety
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.7
  • Have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the program finishes
  • Have had little or no study or travel outside of the US – applicants who have spent more than four weeks outside of the US/North America in the last five years are not eligible.

Application Process

  • The online application form includes indicating which UK Summer Institute you want to attend, two short answer questions, a personal statement and an essay question.
  • Two reference letters
  • Transcript

Application Timeline

  • November: Applications opens
  • February: Application deadline
  • Late February/early March: First round of status notifications
  • Late March/early April: Second round of status notification for applicants
  • April: Interviews take place/all applicants notified of their status
  • May-June: Preparation and pre-departure information
  • June-August: Summer Institutes take place

Please contact fulbright@georgetown.edu for more information.