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.
These were the participating institutions for 2020. Check here for updates on any changes to the 2021 options.
- Scotland: Glasgow School of Art & University of Strathclyde
- Wales: University of Aberystwyth, Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
- Northern Ireland: Queen’s University Belfast
- England: University of Bristol
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.
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.