Fulbright Student Fellowships 2020-2021 (Deadline: July 15, 2019)

Deadline: July 15, 2019

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Fulbright Competition for graduate fellowships study in the United States, including a Master’s or Doctoral degree. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified candidates under the auspices of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Program and are subject to the availability of funding.

Deadline: July 15, 2019

The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress as a means “to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” For more than sixty years the Fulbright Program has provided opportunities for foreign nationals to study, teach, and pursue research in the U.S.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a Cambodian citizen;
  • Have a strong academic background and a record of excellence in previous studies;
  • Have completed a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university for those applying to study in the U.S. for a Master’s degree program, or have a Master’s degree from a recognized college or university for those applying to study in the U.S. for a Doctoral program;
  • Be proficient in English (a minimum score of 570 on TOEFL or TOEFL ITP, or 230 on computer-based TOEFL, or 88 on internet based TOEFL, or 7.0 on IELTS);
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt readily to a foreign environment;
  • Be in good health and able to undergo a rigorous study program; and
  • Not have extensive experience living or studying in the United States.

Fulbright Student Fellowship grants provide round-trip transportation to the United States, as well as tuition fees, and living expenses for full-time graduate study. Grant provisions do not include financial support for dependents.

Application Instructions

Applicants who do not already have a minimum TOEFL score of 570 or equivalent should plan to take a proficiency test prior to the application deadline. Proof of English proficiency must accompany the complete application form. Applicants will be deemed ineligible without providing evidence of English proficiency.

All costs associated with English language tests are borne by the applicants themselves.

Students receiving a 570 or above on the TOEFL ITP or equivalent are invited to apply for the Fulbright program online. The application is available here. The Fulbright Selection Committee will only accept online applications. Applications are due July 15,2019.

Applicants must submit all required supporting documents and test score reports directly to the online application. For further information, please contact:
Public Affairs Section
Tel: 023-728-248
Email: PASExchanges@state.gov