Fulbright Foreign Student Program Academic Year 2019-2020 Call for Applications (U.S. EMBASSY GUINEA)


Fulbright Foreign Student Program

The U.S. Embassy Conakry is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the largest Fulbright program, designed primarily to strengthen African universities through higher degree training (Master’s degree). Although core Fulbright Exchanges are with universities, candidates who are affiliated with other educational, cultural, or professional institutions may apply.

 Eligibility requirements:

Applicants should be affiliated with an academic or professional institution in

Guinea and committed to work in their home institutions upon completion of the designated program;

Applicants should have the equivalent of four years of university study or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree;

Nominees should have a sufficient level of English proficiency to enable them to engage in full-time graduate level study in the United States.

Applicants must meet the minimum scores on required standardized tests. The ideal TOEFL score is 100 or above for Internet Based test or the equivalent in other test forms.

Application and selection process

Interested applicants must complete and submit their preliminary applications to ConakryPD@state.gov.  Questions about the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and the application form can be addressed to the US Embassy Conakry by email at ConakryPD@state.govDeadline for submission: April 30, 2019.

Contact: Ousmane Barry – U.S. Embassy, Conakry – Press Assistant  

Email: BarryO@state.gov