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How to Apply

All applications for our research programs can be found on our online application portal. Read below to find out more information on the application process.

Online Application Portal

All applications must be submitted online through our online application portal. You can access our online application portal by clicking the button below.

Application Portal

Application Materials

Required application materials vary by program. Please check the program website for the most up-to-date information on required application materials.

Letter of recommendations can be emailed to researchabroad@americancouncils.org. Most other materials can be uploaded to the online application portal.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are the letters of recommendation and the transcripts also due on the application deadline?

Yes, recommendations and transcripts must be sent in by the application deadline.

I do not have a passport, can I apply?

Yes, you can still apply, however we strongly recommend applying for a passport to prevent any delays if awarded a fellowship.

I'm not a U.S. citizen, can I apply?

No, only U.S. citizens are eligible for funding.

Can I apply to more than one Title VIII program at American Councils?

No, applicants cannot apply to more than one Title VIII program at American Councils. If you have questions about the differences between programs, please send an email to researchabroad@americancouncils.org.

When will I hear the results of the fellowship? How will I be notified?

All applicants will be notified of the results by email approximately twelve to sixteen weeks after the application deadline. If you are selected as an alternate, notification of final funding results could take longer than sixteen weeks.

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