Application Deadline: September 15, 2021

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2022-2023 competition is NOW OPEN. The Scholar Program offers diverse opportunities for U.S. academics, administrators and professionals to teach, research, do professional projects and attend seminars abroad. Please explore our catalog of awards and connect with Fulbright to learn more.

A Conversation with Dr. Jeffrey C. Stewart

Dr. Jeffrey C. Stewart, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Fulbright Scholar Alumnus to Italy, joins Dr. Joanne Braxton to discuss his most recent work, "The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke" (2018)

75 Years of Global Impact

Celebrating the Fulbright Program’s history of positive impact on the lives of individuals as well as on global and local communities.

Fulbright Arctic Initiative

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will bring together a network of scholars, professionals and applied researchers from the Arctic Council member countries for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience.

Application deadlines vary

International Education Administrators Seminars

The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries.

2020 Fulbright Year in Review

Take a look back at last year’s highlights in the 2020 Fulbright Year in Review.

U.S. Scholars
U.S. Scholars
Explore opportunities for U.S. citizens to go abroad with the Fulbright Scholar Program. With more than 800 awards annually to 135+ countries, find the right Fulbright for you. Award types include Scholar awards, Distinguished Scholar awards, Postdoctoral awards and International Education Administrator Awards.
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Non-U.S. Scholars
Each year roughly 850 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Scholar awards for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States. Individual awards are available to scholars from over 100 countries.
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U.S. Institutions
U.S. Higher Education institutions are instrumental to the success of the Fulbright mission. They are key allies in advancing the goal of sharing knowledge across communities, promoting mutual understanding across nations and improving lives around the world.
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Webinars

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in South and Central Asia

March 10, 2021 2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

This webinar is designed to highlight Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities in South and Central Asia. Program Staff that specialize in these regions will present on the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in South & Central Asia, showcase select awards, and answer questions from attendees.
 

Please register here.

Conferences and Workshops

Virtual Scholar Liaison Workshop for Community Colleges

March 3, 2021 3:30AM - 5:00PM EST

Fulbright Scholar Liaison Workshops are opportunities for Scholar Liaisons to come together to discuss strategies for developing competitive applications and best practices for supporting scholar applicants. These day long workshops offer a high-level overview of the Fulbright Program, Institutional Engagement Opportunities (Outreach Lecturing Fund, Scholar in Residence, Foreign Language Teaching Assistants), and breakout sessions for Liaisons to discuss institutional challenges, obstacles, and solutions in promoting the Fulbright Program.

Virtual Fulbright Institutional Training- Minority Serving Institutions

April 20, 2021 3:00PM EST

Join us for an interactive session to learn about the role of the Fulbright Scholar Liaison and Fulbright Program Adviser. In parallel sessions, you will learn about ways to support faculty and administrators as a Liaison, and, as a Fulbright Program Adviser, how to support student applicants. You will meet other Liaisons and Advisers and have the opportunity to network and discuss best practices.

For more information on registering for this event, please email outreach@iie.org.

Fulbright Facts
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160
Countries
Since its inception in 1946, over 400,000 Fulbrighters have participated from over 160 countries.
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Fellowships
Annually, the Fulbright Program awards approximately 8,000 fellowships.
Fulbright Alumni Include
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39
Heads of State or Government
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60
Nobel Prize Laureates
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75
MacArthur Foundation Fellows
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88
Pulitzer Prize Recipients