Scholarship for studying abroad

Fulbright Commission Belgium and Luxembourg - Grants for Journalists

General information on this scholarship

Fulbright Commission Belgium and Luxembourg
Grants for Journalists
Eligible countries: 
United States
Other limitation: 
Previous/current employment: At least 2 years of professional experience in Journalism

General Description

The Fulbright Journalism Scholarship is intended to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Belgium via journalists. The programme is reserved for mid-career journalists in print or broadcast journalism with at least 2 years’ of professional experience, who wish to further their journalism studies in the US. The scholarship provides funding for a period of 3 to 9 months at an accredited US university. Candidates pursuing a Masters degree in journalism are also eligible. The scholarship award ranges from $15,000 – $30,000. It is intended to cover tuition fees and living expenses. The Commission for Educational Exchange will provide J-1 visa sponsorship and sickness and accident insurance.


Candidates should be a Belgian national and hold a bachelor’s degree. Candidates should be proficient in English. Candidates should have an excellent academic and professional track record. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years’ professional experience in journalism.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: