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Fulbright Student Program for (Pre-Doctoral) Visiting Research

Up to five 9-month grants (depending on availability of funding) are available in the Student Visiting Research category for candidates currently enrolled in a PhD Program in Slovenia or in one of the EU countries. The Fulbright Student Visiting research program is a non-degree pre-doctoral award for students who intend to incorporate part of their research conducted in the United States in their PhD thesis. Fulbright Student candidates are required to complete their PhD upon completion of their Fulbright grant in the United States.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Slovenian citizenship
  • Enrollment in a PhD Program in Slovenia or in the EU
  • Proficiency in English
  • Applicants must be eligible for a J-1 visa, which requires the grantee to return to the Republic of Slovenia for a minimum of two years at the end of the grant period.