The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers hundreds of awards each year to teach, research and conduct professional projects internationally. University faculty members and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, and independent scholars are all eligible to apply. Awards vary in duration from two weeks for the International Education Administrator programs to a year for some research and teaching placements. View the Awards Catalog to determine if there is a good fit for your professional interests.
All eligibility criteria must be met at the time of grant application. Basic eligibility criteria are included below, but specific countries may have additional requirements.
- U.S. citizenship
- Two years since the date of completion of a prior Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant
- Residing outside the U.S. for no more than one year in the six-year period preceding application submission
- Generally, a Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree is required
- Foreign language proficiency may be required depending on the country, type of grant activity (teaching or research), and the nature of the proposed project. English is sufficient for teaching activities in many areas of the world.
Contact John Orr, email@example.com, if you plan to submit an application this year.