FULBRIGHT 2013 Foreign Student Scholarship Program.
United States Educational Foundation in Nepal (USEF-Nepal or FulBright Commission) has announced fulbright scholarship 2013 competition. Those selected would begin their studies in US from 2014. Fulbright foreign student scholarship provides all expenses for masters degree program of up to two years at selected US universities, in any field except medicine, engineering or computer science.
The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 under legislation introduced by then-Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
The Fulbright Program awards approximately 8,000 grants annually. Roughly 1,600 U.S. students, 4,000 foreign students, 1,200 U.S. scholars, and 900 visiting scholars receive awards, in addition to several hundred teachers and professionals. Approximately 310,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the Program since its inception in 1946.
Currently, the Fulbright Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide.
The Fulbright Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State under policy guidelines established by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB) and in cooperation with a number of private organizations.