Request the Affiliation Letter: After identifying the appropriate host institution and the individual at that institution best suited to serve as an adviser for the proposed project, make contact with the potential adviser to determine if he/she is willing to write an affiliation letter.
Before requesting the letter, you should provide the author with a copy of the Statement of Grant Purpose.
You must possess the necessary language skills to successfully complete the project you are proposing.
For programs where language skills are Strongly Recommended, you must submit both a Language Self Evaluation and a Foreign Language Evaluation Form, which is completed by a professional language teacher.
For Study/Research Applicants, affiliation with an educational institution or other sponsoring entity in the host country is required, even if the grant project is primarily or solely research or artistic activity or does not require enrollment in regular classes.
The affiliation letter should come from the institution/individual in the host country with whom you are proposing to work.Carefully review the affiliation information provided in the country summary and/or award description.All academic grantees must have an affiliation in the host country.Countries differ in the kinds of host affiliations that are acceptable.Examples of affiliations include universities, laboratories, libraries, non-governmental organizations, and so on.Some countries have specific arrangements or named awards for graduate study and applicants may propose to complete a graduate degree program.In this case, applicants should focus on demonstrating the reasons for pursuing the proposed program at a particular institution in the host country.All applicants must complete and submit their applications via the Fulbright Online Application.This is where you enter data, upload documents, and register your recommenders and foreign language evaluator.The statement should be a 1 page narrative that provides a picture of yourself as an individual․ It should deal with your personal history, family background, influences on your intellectual development, the educational, professional, and cultural opportunities (or lack of them) to which you have been exposed, and the ways in which these experiences have affected you․ Also include your special interests and abilities, career plans, and life goals, etc․ It should not be a recording of facts already listed on the application or an elaboration of your Statement of Grant Purpose․ It is more of a biography, but specifically related to you and your aspirations relative to the specific Fulbright Program to which you have applied․ Do not repeat information from other parts of the application.Adhere to the proper format: Language requirements vary by country, so before starting the application you should note the specific requirements of the proposed host country.