The flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Government, widely known as the Fulbright Program, is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. It aims to provide educational exchange experiences to a maximum number of individuals not previously afforded such an opportunity.
Fulbright Foreign Student Program
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program for study in the United States is a scholarship for Mauritians and Seychellois to pursue a Master’s or Ph.D. degree or for one year of graduate study for non-degree purposes. Selected candidates are funded by the Fulbright Program for a maximum of two years.
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (FVSP) is a research fellowship for foreign academics or professionals to conduct advanced research at U.S. institutions. Two categories of grants are offered under the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program: Research Grants and Program and Curriculum Development Grants. Applications for the 2022-23 FSVP will close on June 1, 2021. Please click here (PDF 457 KB) for more information about the application process.
U.S. Fulbright Lecturer/Researcher Program
Offers opportunity for one-two U.S. faculty or professional to lecture and/or conduct research abroad in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. The University of Mauritius is the hosting institution.
U.S. Fulbright Student Program
Offers opportunity for two-three U.S. graduate students or graduating seniors to study and conduct research abroad with support from the Fulbright Program.