Maldives Fulbright Program

Opportunity to Compete for the 2024-2025 Fulbright Foreign Student Program Open through July 31, 2023:

U.S. Mission Maldives is pleased to announce that the U.S. government will offer one fully funded Master’s degree in the United States through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in Maldives. The selected candidate would begin study at a U.S. university in Fall 2024. The Program is offered to all Maldivian nationals.  Full program information, eligibility requirements, and application instructions are available at

Prospective Fulbright participants should be aware that public health conditions, availability of consular services and travel, as well as U.S. institutional operating status and policies may affect their ability to travel to the U.S. and participate in academic programs.

Background on Fulbright:

Started in Maldives in 2005, the Fulbright Program supports educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and Maldives. It is an effective and prestigious form of public diplomacy. Worldwide, the Program has enriched the lives of over 225,000 men and women and has brought some of the world’s finest minds to U.S. campuses. It offers insight into U.S. society and values to future leaders from around the world.

More than 1,300 new Foreign Fulbright Fellows enter U.S. academic programs each year. IIE arranges academic placement for most Fulbright nominees and supervises all grantees during their stay in the United States.