International Fulbright Science and Technology Award: Applications now being accepted

Event Date(s): 21/04/2010 - 30/04/2010

The Embassy of the United States of America is currently accepting applications for the International Fulbright Science and Technology Award (for Ph.D study). 

Application deadline: April 30th, 2010 (OPEN)

This award is designed to be among the most prestigious international scholarships in science and technology. Approximately 40 awards will be competed worldwide for candidates who demonstrate unique aptitude and innovation in scientific fields. Grantees will be enrolled for PhD study at top U.S. universities.  Eligible fields include:  Aeronautics and Astronomics/Aeronautical Engineering, Astronomy/Planetary Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Sciences/Engineering, Engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, mechanical, ocean and petroleum), Mathematics, Neuroscience/Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Oceanography and Physics.

Funding: All grantees receive tuition, a monthly stipend for up to 36 months, health and accident coverage, travel support, specially tailored enrichment activities and are eligible to apply for additional research funding.  After three years, U.S. universities will be expected to cover the remaining expenses toward completion of a Ph.D.

Eligibililty: A GRE quantitative score of at least 700.  (Note:  a GRE Subject Exam score report will also be needed for candidates in the following fields of study: biology; biochemistry, cell and molecular biology; chemistry; computer science; mathematics and physics.)  Test vouchers for exams will be provided for all nominees.

The Institute of International Education (IIE) will be responsible for placement of all Fulbright Science and Technology Award recipients.  IIE will work closely with the recipients to ensure the best placement available for field of study and research interests.

Each applicant will be required to submit an online application at  https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international/ along with all supporting documents.

Detailed information on the scholarship can also be found at http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/scienceandtech.html

To find out more, please contact the United States Embassy, Public Affairs Section, 7-9 Marli Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, at (868) 822-5561, via fax at (868) 822-5574, or visit http://trinidad.usembassy.gov.

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