There are several stakeholders involved in the Fulbright Scholarship process. Your US Embassy, your research institution in the USA, the IIE and more. This post describes how/when you will be involved with each one.
The whole process usually extends over several years. It consists of different periods (application procedure, pre-travel arrangements, actual research, internships …). The timeline below presents months when certain steps of my Fulbright process occurred. The shaded months represent the time spent in the USA.
The Fulbright Scholarship amount varies from country to country. As I mentioned elsewhere, the Fulbright Scholarships vary immensely depending on your country of origin. The information given here is for the grants for PhD students doing research in the USA.
In 2008 I was unsuccessfully looking for a site with information about the whole application and selection process. There are many official sites and Fulbright applicants’ blogs, but I felt a niche for a more organized, holistic how-to. Here I share the information and experiences I gathered during the application, selection process, and during the Fulbright year as well.