The Embassy of the United States in Azerbaijan is pleased to announce the Fulbright Foreign Student Program competition for the 2024-2025 academic year.  The program enables young professionals from Azerbaijan to study for one year or longer at U.S. universities to pursue a master’s level of study in the all the fields. Fulbright grants are available for a variety of disciplines and fields; however, priority will be given to the following fields of study:

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Energy
  • Economic Development
  • Journalism and Communication
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Urban Planning
  • Tourism
  • Law


Application Deadline: July 31, 2023 (11:59 pm)

Participants are selected through an open, merit-based competition.  This prestigious award covers tuition and fees at a U.S. university, a monthly living stipend, health insurance, and international airfare.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan and/or be permanent resident qualified to hold a valid Azerbaijani passport. Permanent U.S. residents and persons with dual (Azerbaijan and U.S.) citizenship are ineligible. Applicants must reside in Azerbaijan.
  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education.
  • Applicants must be proficient in oral and written English.
  • Applicants must be eligible for a J-1 visa, which requires the grantee to return to Azerbaijan for a minimum of two years at the end of the grant period.
  • Applicants already studying in the U.S. are ineligible for a Fulbright grant.
  • Applicants must receive a satisfactory medical clearance. (Selected applicants must meet U.S. university and health requirements, including immunization. Selected applicants must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.)

General Selection Criteria

  • Strong academic record
  • Adaptability and personal suitability
  • Preference is given to applicants who have not had a prior opportunity for studying in the United States.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, and sex.



  • Tuition, living stipend, and travel and academic allowances.
  • Opportunity to experience life in the United States and share your culture with Americans.
  • Pre-academic training and enrichment seminars.
  • Induction into the global Fulbright alumni network.
  • Opportunity to earn a graduate degree in a field of your choice from an American university.

Selection Procedures

  • Applications are subject to pre-screening.
  • Applicants recommended by reviewers are invited for an interview conducted in person in English by a selection committee comprised of Embassy representatives, U.S. and Azerbaijan scholars, and Fulbright alumni.
  • Nominees are subject to final approval by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.


Full information here: Fulbright Foreign Student Program - U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan (

Application Deadline: July 31, 2023 (11:59 pm)