International Research Opportunities for Students

Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 318,000 participants -- chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential -- with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and artistst to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad. In addition, Critical Language Enhancement Awards are available to grantees for study of critical need foreign languages before or during their grant period.

To participate in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have:

  • at least a Bachelor's degree by the start of the grant. 
  • sufficient proficiency in the host country language to carry out the project.

If you are a currently-enrolled CCA student, you must have CCA affiliation. Check the Fulbright website for CCA-specific information.

See more information and apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Recent CCA student/alumni Fulbright grantees:

Akiko Neumann 2016-17
Bean Gilsdorf 2015-16
Victoria DeBlassie 2012-13
Rebeca Najdowski 2010-11
Piero Passacantando 2009-10



For additional information about the Fulbright U.S. Student Award competition and California College of the Arts, contact:

Diana Chavez
Director of Career Development
Student Affairs