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Fulbright PhD Award University of South Florida

The US-UK Fulbright Commission

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Tampa - United States
Funding for: UK Students
Funding amount: £18,000 for the first academic year, followed by a teaching/research assistantship of $18,000 per year for up to 3 additional years
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 1st September 2018
Closes: 6th November 2018

Call for Applications

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for its 2019-20 PhD Award at the University of South Florida. Application deadline: 10am Tuesday, 6 November 2018.

One award will be offered to a qualified British graduate student to pursue a PhD at the University of South Florida (USF) in any of the following disciplines only:

  • Applied Anthropology;
  • Applied Physics;
  • Cell, Micro, and Molecular Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Computer Science and Engineering;
  • Criminology;
  • Integrative Biology;
  • Marine Science;
  • Psychology (non-clinical).

USF is one of the largest public universities in the US. Located in Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida, it has a student body of nearly 48,000 and a high impact global research focus.

The Fulbright PhD Award at the University of South Florida offers the following benefits:

  • A grant of $18,000 for the first academic year, followed by a teaching/research assistantship of $18,000 per year for up to 3 additional years
  • USF will waive all tuition fees for a period of up to 4 years
  • Sickness and accident benefit coverage
  • J-1 visa sponsorship and pre-departure support & orientation
  • Support in the USA from the Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Access to a global alumni network of collaborative engagement and cultural diplomacy, with over 300,000 academically and professionally accomplished members

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be a UK citizen and hold or expect to obtain a minimum 2:1* honours undergraduate degree or the equivalent prior to their anticipated enrolment with a US university. Those who hold US citizenship may not apply for a UK Postgraduate Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

*We may accept applications from individuals with a 2:2 overall result in some exceptional cases. Please see our website for more information.

Closing Date: 10am Tuesday, 6 November 2018 for complete applications, references and all supplemental documentation

Other PhD funding from Fulbright: The US-UK Fulbright Commission also funds PhD programmes in the US at Brown University and under the All-Disciplines Award category. This category is open to applications from all subject areas. More information can be found at

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