Syracuse University

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

About the Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers US undergraduates the opportunity to take part in one of ten Summer Institutes in the UK. Top UK universities and other organizations host exemplary undergraduates to study and experience culture in various regions of the UK. The Summer Institutes’ locations and programs may change each year. Each location offers a different theme and field of study.

The 2017 Summer Institutes include:

AIFS Shakespeare’s Globe Summer Institute
Theme: Acting and understanding Shakespeare’s texts

Durham University Summer Institute
Theme: The Northern Borders of Empire to the Making of the Middle Ages

Queen’s University Belfast Summer Institute
Theme: Understanding Ireland: Northern Perspectives

Scotland, University of Dundee Summer Institute
Theme: Scotland: Identity, Society and the new Enlightenment

Scotland, University of Strathclyde and the Glasgow School of Art
Theme: Technology, Innovation and Creativity

SOAS, University of London Summer Institute
Theme: Development Studies and Politics

University of Bristol Summer Institute
Theme: Slavery and the Atlantic Heritage

University of Exeter Summer Institute
Theme: Issues in Climate Change

University of Sussex Summer Institute
Theme: Britishness and British Culture

University of Westminster Summer Institute
Theme: Modules in Media, Art and Design, and Business

Special Location of award, if applicable: UK

Eligible applicants:

– have at least two years of undergraduate study left
– have a minimum GPA of 3.7
– are US citizens
– are at least 18 years old

Student year:

Student year at time of application:  Undergraduate – Sophomore or below

University endorsement required?


Citizenship requirement:

Must be U.S. citizen

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes application process:

Research the institutes and decide which one best fits your academic interests (applicants can apply to only one of the Summer Institutes). Applications consist of an online application form (including a personal statement, short answer questions, and an essay question), two reference letters, and a recent transcript. Applications are due in late February. Check the website for more details.

Contact CFSA to get started!

Advising contact:

Jolynn Parker  Email:
More Information:

Enter any terms you are interested, such as “Government” or “Biotechnology”,