The Fulbright Student Competition for the 2025-2026 Academic Year Is Now Open

Applications are now open for the Fulbright Student Program in the United States, including opportunities for Visiting Student Researchers and Master’s Degree candidates. Please carefully review all instructions and information before proceeding with the application.

Application Deadline: MAY 31, 2024

This initiative is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of State and the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia.

Eligibility Requirements:

Completed university degree (undergraduate) or enrollment in postgraduate studies

Proficiency in English sufficient for graduate study or research in the United States

Citizenship of the Republic of North Macedonia


All applications must be completed in English and submitted online at:

Each page of the application has specific instructions; please read them carefully.

Answer every question thoroughly, making an effort to stay within the provided space.

The deadline for submitting completed applications is May 31, 2024.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Standardized Tests: If selected for an interview at the U.S. Embassy, you will be required to take the TOEFL exam. Do not apply for the TOEFL exam at this stage; instructions on registration will follow after the interview. Additionally, degree-seeking students must take the GRE or GMAT, depending on their field of study, after the interview.

Required Documents (Scanned and Attached to Online Application in PDF Format, each not exceeding 5 MB):

Fulbright student application form submitted online

Three letters of reference

For the degree option, submit B.A. university transcripts and diploma with an English translation.

For the research option, submit B.A., M.A., and university transcripts, along with a certificate confirming enrollment in a Ph.D. program if applicable, with an English translation.

A copy of the bio page of your passport

Report on Proficiency in English

A letter from your employer confirming employment (if applicable)

Any optional supplementary documents (competition certificates, diplomas, etc.)

Find application forms and instructions at:

Additional Information:

Essay guidelines

Report on Proficiency in English

Application instructions

For additional information, please contact:
Gazmend Ilazi
Exchanges and Alumni Coordinator
Public Affairs Office
Phone: +389-(0)2-310-2099