2014/2015 Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarships for Burmese Citizens in USA

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program for Burmese Citizens
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The U.S. Embassy Rangoon offers Fulbright scholarships for Burmese Citizens to pursue master’s degree at a university in the United States of America. Scholarships provide tuition and related academic fees, a monthly stipend for room, board, incidental expenses and other related expenses. The deadline for applications is July 3, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided for the courses offered by the university at master’s level.
Course Level: The program gives full scholarship funding to Burmese students seeking a Master’s Degree at a university in the United States of America.
Scholarship Provider: 
The U.S. Embassy Rangoon
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants:
-must be Burmese citizens; individuals of other nationalities are not eligible to apply in Burma;
-must hold a Bachelor’s degree;
-must have a strong academic background and a record of excellence in previous studies;
-must be proficient in English, with a minimum TOEFL score of 575 or an IELTS score of 6.5;
-should have relevant degrees or professional experience in their proposed field of study;
-should have little or no previous experience traveling or living in the United States;
-should not have a degree from a U.S. university or be enrolled in a U.S. degree program.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Burmese citizens can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The U.S. Embassy Rangoon is pleased to announce the opportunity to compete for the Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program for the academic year 2014-2015. The program gives full scholarship funding to Burmese students seeking a Master’s Degree at a university in the United States of America. Participants will be recruited through a merit-based, open competition and chosen based upon their leadership potential, academic excellence, maturity, ability to adjust successfully to life in the U.S., and potential to promote mutual understanding between the United States and the people of other countries. Fulbright Foreign Student scholarships provide tuition and related academic fees, a monthly stipend for room, board and incidental expenses, supplemental health and accident benefits, a book and equipment allowance, travel allowance, and the opportunity to attend Fulbright enrichment activities.

What does it cover? Fulbright Foreign Student scholarships provide tuition and related academic fees, a monthly stipend for room, board and incidental expenses, supplemental health and accident benefits, a book and equipment allowance, travel allowance, and the opportunity to attend Fulbright enrichment activities.

Selection Criteria: Participants will be recruited through a merit-based, open competition and chosen based upon their leadership potential, academic excellence, maturity, ability to adjust successfully to life in the U.S., and potential to promote mutual understanding between the United States and the people of other countries.

How to Apply: Completed applications should be returned to Fulbright Program Office in applicant’s country of citizenship as soon as possible. Upon receipt of your application from the Fulbright Program Office in your country of citizenship, The Institute of International Education (IIE) will make every effort to secure admission for you at a suitable educational institution and, if applicable, to arrange any necessary scholarship assistance. Applicant should not mail this form directly to any university in the United States.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is July 3, 2013.

Note: All grantees are expected to return to their home countries for at least two years at the conclusion of their grant in compliance with the J-visa requirements.

Fulbright Application Form (Required)
Supplemental Forms (Required)
Letter of Reference
Academic Records Information Form

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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