Application Forms

In order to participate in the competition, you must complete and submit an application form as well as supplemental documents that should be sent by regular or express mail. All documents must be received by our office (in Moscow) by May 15, 2017.

Applications should be completed using the Online System.

Complete the Online Application Form located at

Please read the Application Insructions for more detailed information on completing the Online Application. If you have any further questions, please send us an email at Please indicate "VGS" in the subject of your message.

Original documents that require a signature as well as a copy of your diploma MUST be sent to our office by regular mail.

We ask that you adhere the Russian-Version of the Application Instructions. If there is a difference between the English-version and the Russian-version of the instructions, please consider the Russian-version correct!


We request that all files that are sent to us by email be labeled in the following format:
"last name Name of document.type of document" For example: Petrov Study Objective.doc or Topoleva Application.pdf

Please do not send any files over 1 MB.


In addition to completing the Application for Study in the United States, applicants must also remember to submit Supplemental Documents by regular post to the Fulbright Office in Moscow:

  • Signature Form
  • Personal Data Consent (Разрешение на использование персональных данных)
  • Additionally, applicants must send us be email scanned copies of the following documents:

  • A copy of their diploma of higher education or Bachelor's degree diploma)
  • And

  • Only for Post-Graduate Students – It is necessary to provide information about your post-graduate studies (or information about when you finished them if you have not defended your dissertation yet).
  • Also, please send us by e-mail the Russian variants of the Study Objective (item 28 of the application) and Personal Statement (item 29 of the application). They should be sent as separate files labeled with your surname, name, patronymic and city (only the text required- it is not necessary that it be sent in the form of the application). It is required so that we can send all of the application documents to experts during the first round by e-mail (both American and Russian experts participate in the first round review of the applications).

    Those participants of the competition who successfully pass the first round, will be obliged to bring to the second round and subмit to out assistant a certified copy of their diploma, a copy of the appendix to the diploma/transcript and also certified translations into English of their diploma and transcripts.

    In case your referees could not submit reference letters online you need to bring and submit to our office origrinal reference letters ( at the second round).

    Please don't hesitate to ask any questions about filling out the application forms for participation in our competition; we shall answer all your questions and we will help you to complete forms correctly. (Questions should be addressed to the Deputy Director of the Fulbright Program Natalia Smirnova: ph. 8 (495) 935-83-53,

    In case your message is returned by the e-mail address above, please, use our alternative address:

    Application Forms:

    On-Line Application Form,

    Программа Фулбрайта в Российской Федерации. Институт Международного Образования.
    Россия, 125009, Москва, Тверской бульвар, дом 14, строение 1, 4й этаж
    Тел: +7 (495) 935-8353, Факс: +7 (495) 937-5418