The U.S. Department of State, through the U.S. Embassy and AMIDEAST, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for master's degree studies in the United States under the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Program. Applications are for Fulbright grants beginning August 2014. Fulbright grants provide funding for two years of master's degree study in the U.S. in all fields except computer science, engineering, dentistry, medicine or medical fields, nursing, and pharmacy.
Qualified applicants must have:
• A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science (four- or five-year degree) from an accredited institution awarded at least one year prior to application;
• Demonstrated ability to undertake advanced studies, with a B.A. or B.S. grade point average equivalent to at least a 3.20 of 4.00 scale;
• Strong English language skills; and
• Preferred: At least one year of paid or voluntary work experience (minimum of two years for applicants to masters of business administration programs only).
Applicants must also be Yemeni citizens currently residing and working in Yemen. Individuals holding dual U.S./Yemeni citizenship or permanent residency are ineligible for Fulbright grants.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE AMIDEAST OFFICES IN ADEN OR SANA’A NO LATER THAN 4 P.M. on JUNE 5, 2013.