All Fulbright grants include limited accident and sickness benefits. Most awards provide international travel for the grantee to and from the host institution in the United States. About 70 percent of Fulbright grantees also receive maintenance grants provided by the U.S. Department of State or bi-national Fulbright Commissions and Foundations.
a) Be a South African citizen or have permanent resident status qualifying you to hold a valid passport issued in South Africa. b) Doctoral degree or equivalent professional training or experience at the time of application. c) A detailed statement of proposed activity for research or lecturing at a U.S. institution. d) Proficiency in English appropriate to the proposed lecturing or research project to be carried out in the United States. e) Sound physical and mental health.