Fulbright Graduate Student Program

The Fulbright Graduate Student Program offers grants for Latvians who intend to enter graduate degree programs (Master’s, Doctoral) at U.S. universities in any field except medicine but including public health. Eligibility requirements for all applicants: you must be a Latvian citizen or the holder of a Latvian non-citizen passport. Dual citizens (the United States and Latvia) are not eligible to apply for the Fulbright Fellowship from Latvia; by the Spring of 2018 you must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or have completed the first year of your Master’s program after a 3-year Bachelor’s program; you must have clearly defined study goals and career objectives; you must have an excellent academic record and a knowledge of English appropriate for studying in the United States; preference will be given to candidates who have not already studied or lived more than six months in the United States; preferred candidates will have to take the relevant admission tests required for U.S. university programs (TOEFL, GRE, GMAT). For successful candidates, test vouchers will be provided. The following must be sent by the program deadlines to the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy, 1 Samnera Velsa St., Riga: the signature form three letters of reference/recommendation (PDF-185KB) or submit online (for instructions, follow the directions in the online application form) official academic transcripts in Latvian and English copies of diplomas in Latvian and translations in English results of standardized tests (TOEFL, GRE, GMAT) if available: TOEFL – minimum of 79 to 80 IBT (550 PBT); recommended a 100 IBT (600 PBT) or above (In Law, a minimum of 600 is required) GRE – required in most fields of study with the exception of MBA and Law programs Subject GRE – standardized test requirements will vary by field of study and institution GMAT – required for MBA and business-related programs report on proficiency in English (PDF-20KB) academic records information form transcript release form (for post-secondary U.S. transcripts only), if applicable

Location

Latvia

Scholarship Deadline

Applications accepted once per year in September

Recurs Annually

Degree levels

Graduate - Master's

Duration of Award

One year

Maximum amount of award

Depends on different criteria.

Restricted to these majors

Any field except medicine but including public health. You must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or have completed the first year of your Master’s program after a 3-year Bachelor’s program.

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