Fulbright UK Summer Institute Program

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The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four-week programs for US undergraduate students. There are typically nine different institutes offered at different higher education Institutions in the United Kingdom (UK). Each Institute has a theme, and themes range from climate change and the environment, to identity and nationhood, to film and media, to arts, activism and social justice. More information about the Program, and the Institutes offered can be found here.

What is the Fulbright UK Summer Institute Program?

Participants explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a United Kingdom (UK) university. Depending on the Institute, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Study alongside leading academics and professionals
  • Develop knowledge in specific fields
  • Experience cultural and social events
  • Visit UK cultural sites and areas of scenic beauty
  • Receive credit to transfer to their home institution
  • Meet people from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Become an ambassador for studying in the UK, for the Fulbright Commission and their host institution(s)


  • Be a US citizen and possess a US passport
  • Have had little or no study/travel outside of the US or North America
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.7
  • Be at least 18 years old by the start of the program
  • Be able to participate in the program in its entirety
  • Have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the Institute finishes

Applying through USF and the Office of National Scholars

Students who are interested in applying for the Fulbright UK Summer Institute Program need to contact Ms. Lauren Chambers at lschumac@honors.usf.edu to set up an appointment to speak about their interest in the Program, chosen Institute and why they want to study abroad in the United Kingdom.

Previous USF Recipients to the Fulbright UK Summer Institute Program