The US-Italy Fulbright Programs

The Fulbright program in Italy offers opportunities for U.S. citizens in two main categories, the Fulbright Student Program and the Fulbright Scholar Program. Learn more about the programs below. Click here for more information.

Fulbright Student Program
The program is designed to provide opportunities for personal development and international experience, through study and research programs at the post-graduate level in all disciplines. It serves graduating seniors, recent bachelor’s degree graduates, master’s and Ph.D. candidates, young professionals and artists.

The deadline for all student awards is October 6, 2017

Fulbright Award for a Master in Public Administration at SDA BOCCONI, Milano
One award is available for a Master of Public Administration at SDA School of Management in Milan. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management is a one-year full-time program taught in English to students from Italy and around the world. The MPA helps international students develop specialized knowledge and personal qualities for professional work in the public and associated institutions both locally and globally. The MPA is a unique experience for every student and it helps participants develop the practical skills that are needed on the job. Students and faculty from all over the world as well as strong connections with Italian and international institutions make the MPA program a particularly rewarding experience

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Program
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Program, administered by the Italian Fulbright Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and the US Embassy in Rome, aims at strengthening English language instruction at Italian high schools by establishing a native-speaker presence to provide part-time assistance for 12- 25 teaching hours per week to permanent teaching staff. English Teaching assistants work to improve students’ English language abilities and knowledge of the United States’ culture. At the same time, they are integrated in the host community and gain from intensive cross-cultural interaction.

The Fulbright Open Study/Research Awards in all Disciplines 2017-2018
Fulbright grants are offered to US citizens for study and research at the postgraduate level, at an Italian institution (i.e. university, research center, library, archives and museums, or other institutions). Candidates at all degree levels and in all fields of study are eligible: B.S./B.A. graduates or graduating seniors, master’s and doctoral candidates, young professionals and artists. Candidates whose projects are concerned with innovative and contemporary topics or whose projects are in Science and Technology are particularly encouraged.

Fulbright Grant in Deafness Studies 2017-2018
This scholarship allows graduate students to conduct research, to teach, and/or collaborate on new projects in deafness-related fields in Italy.

Fulbright-Casten Family Foundation 2018-2018
The Fulbright-Casten Family Foundation Award is intended for candidates with a special interest in the Slow Food movement and awareness of food culture and food sector issues. The candidate can decide to attend one of the following Master Programs: v Master in “Gastronomy:Food in Italy” (GCI) v Master in Gastronomy: Food in the World” (GCW) at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo campus during the 2017- 18 academic year.