Application Period Started for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2019-2020

The U.S. Embassy in Belarus is pleased to announce a competition for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program scholarships in the 2019-2020 academic year for graduate students or young professionals from Belarus who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree.

The program enables its participants to research and study for up to two years at U.S. universities to pursue master’s degrees in the fields of Business Administration, Economics, Education, Environmental Policy and Management, International Affairs, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Library and Information Science, Public Administration, Public Health and Public Policy. Participants are selected through an open, merit-based competition.

The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. The grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.

In addition to these scholarships, internships will be available on a competitive basis. This competition will take place in the U.S., once participants have initiated their studies there.

Eligibility requirements:

Belarusian citizenship and current residence in Belarus

Proficiency in written and spoken English

Completed undergraduate education and a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.

On-line applications must be submitted by October 1, 2018.  Applications are available at:

For additional questions, please email to

The selection of candidates for the Program is carried out by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Minsk. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in early October.

Candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, status as a parent, protected genetic information, or sexual orientation.