April 10, 2014 at 5:06am
The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the opportunity to compete for the Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program for the academic year 2015-2016. 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.
The application and detailed instructions are available at: http://burma.usembassy.gov/fulbright-foreign.html and http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/fulbrightpage.html or the Cultural Affairs Unit, Public Affairs Section, American Embassy, 110 University Avenue, Kamayut Township, Yangon, Ph: 01-536509/ 505113 Ext: 4369, email: RangoonUSECA@state.gov.
The deadline for applications is June 20, 2014.