Fulbright Foreign Student Program (Closing Date: April 30, 2024)

THE U.S. EMBASSY IN NAMIBIA IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM:

The U.S. Embassy in Namibia is now accepting applications for the 2025 Fulbright Foreign Student Program. The program funds two years of study towards a master’s degree, at a U.S. University of your choice. Selected Fulbright Foreign Students would begin their master’s coursework in the United States of America at the beginning of the U.S. 2025-26 academic year.  Namibian candidates who hold a four-year university degree are invited to apply. Please note, Namibians who have benefitted from previous U.S. Embassy sponsored programs are not eligible to apply.

Although priority will be given to applications in the following fields, outstanding applications in other fields might also be considered.

  • Education Management
  • Health
  • Environmental Studies
  • Law, Democracy and Human Rights
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Green Energy
  • Agriculture

Please note that the Fulbright program does not cater for any of the medical related courses.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Applicants must be Namibian citizens holding a valid passport issued by Namibian authorities. Participants must:

  • Have four years of university study and an honor’s degree or honorary degree by the time of departure.
  • Possess a sufficient level of English for the intended study.
  • Take required standardized tests (GRE, GMAT and TOEFL).
  • Nominees with extensive or recent U.S. experience will not be considered.

APPLICATIONS:

Applications must be completed online at: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2025 For more information, please email windhoekpdengagement@state.gov

DEADLINE: April 30, 2024.  Late applications will not be accepted. NB – only successful candidates will be contacted.