Application deadline: October 10, 2023 (at 5:00 p.m. EST)
Fulbright Graduate Degree Grants
Up to 2 grants are available to recent university and college graduates who would like to pursue a Master’s degree offered in English at a Greek State University during academic year 2024-2025. See "Candidate Profile" for a description of the award categories.
The official start date for U.S. Fulbright Student Research Grants in Greece is September 15. All grants need to conclude by end of June.
Grantees are required to participate in a two-day orientation program organized by the Fulbright Foundation in Greece in late September 2024 and a seminar in Spring 2025.
This award supports enrollment at Master’s programs offered in English by Greek State Universities. The grant will provide up to 1500 USD in tuition and fees for studies through a Graduate Program in Greece for the first year only (2 semesters). Other expenses for the completion of the program must be borne on the applicant. The choice of program and discipline lies with the applicant. All fields are eligible. Students must also be officially admitted to the Greek graduate program of their choice in order to be granted Fulbright status and benefits. The application process is the sole responsibility of the applicant. To find Graduate Programs taught in English at Greek State Universities visit https://studyingreece.edu.gr
Dual citizens of this country are eligible
Residency in host country permitted in year prior to grant
Accepted Degree Levels
Special Application Instructions
Open to recent U.S. college or university graduates and holders of Master's degrees only.
Foreign Language Proficiency
Some study of Modern Greek prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community. During their grant term in Greece, students will be provided with a small stipend for Greek language lessons.
Graduate Degree Enrollment:
Graduate Degree Enrollment
Letter of acceptance required prior to grant start
In order to be granted Fulbright status students must be admitted by a Graduate Program at a Greek State University by June 30, 2024. An official admission letter by the Greek host university must be forwarded to Fulbright Greece at by this deadline. Graduate study can take place throughout Greece and regional diversity is encouraged. Students can seek programs here https://studyingreece.edu.gr The Fulbright Foundation in Greece reserves the right to interview finalists via an online platform or by telephone.
Affiliation Fees/Tuition covered in grant benefits
Partial coverage of tuition and fees (up to 1500 USD) offered to U.S. Fulbright Students to attend a Graduate Program at a Greek State University. Applies to the first year of studies only. Subsequent semesters of study for the completion of the program along with living costs need to be covered by applicant.
Grantees are responsible for arranging their own accommodation in Greece.
Dependent financial support is NOT available.
Dependents cannot accompany grantee for this grant.
Fulbright Program Management Contact
Fulbright Greece Contact
Nicholas Tourides, Educational Advisor/American Program Coordinator
Additional Online Resources
Study in Greece: https://studyingreece.edu.gr/
Benefits vary according to Grant Category. The list below is a summary of benefits for the U.S. Fulbright Student Program (Graduate Studies at Greek State Universities Award):
Fulbright Greece offers the following benefits
- A monthly maintenance allowance at $1,300
- Round-trip airfare up to $1,500 (for grantee only)
- A one-time settling-in allowance at $1,200
- A book/research materials allowance up to $350
- A Modern Greek language lessons allowance up to $450
- Excess baggage allowance up to $200
- Tuition fees for host Institution (if applicable) up to $1,500 for studies through a Graduate Program in Greece for the first year only (2 semesters)
- Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges (ASPE) Health Benefit Plan
Visa/Residence Permit Information
Candidates will work with Fulbright Greece to obtain the correct visa and necessary documentation for their arrivals. Visas to Greece for Fulbrighters are provided free of charge. This type of visa is also a residence permit which covers the total grant period and allows for travel in and out of Greece and the Schengen Treaty Area.
Terms and Conditions
Specific terms and conditions apply to all U.S. Fulbright Student programs as outlined by the Fulbright Scholarship Board. A full description of those terms and conditions can be found here
The U.S. Fulbright Student program is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) based on an agreement with the U.S. Department of State.
All applicants interested in applying under this Fulbright category must thoroughly review the U.S. Fulbright Student program website and apply there https://us.fulbrightonline.org/