Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 awards in more than 135 countries for U.S. citizens to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world. College and university faculty, as well as artists and professionals from a wide range of fields can join over 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding.


Which Award is Right for Me?

AwardDescriptionTime CommitmentApplication Deadline
Fulbright Scholar AwardFulbright Scholar Awards comprise the bulk of awards offered and include opportunities for professionals, artists, and scholars at all career levels. Location and eligibility vary across all awards, and some awards may be restricted to certain career levels or types of scholars. This information is outlined in the award description.4-9 monthsSeptember
Fulbright Specialist ProgramA program of the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Specialist Program is a unique opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two- to six-week, project-based exchanges at host institutions across the globe.2-6 weeks  Ongoing
Fulbright International Education Administrators AwardThis award provides international education professionals and senior higher education officials an opportunity to engage in a two-week intensive seminar to learn about the host country’s education system and establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues. 2 weeksVaries by location


Fulbright Liaisons

Our Fulbright liaisons are alumni of one (or several) Fulbright programs and are available to speak with potential applications about their experience with the application process and program.