2023-24 Competition to open February 2022

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

TThe Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2023-24 competition will open in February 2022. 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.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassadors 2021

Meet the new cohort of Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassadors. We will be introducing them in a series of live webinars taking place on June 9, July 1, and July 9.

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.

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.
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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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Across the Border: Shared Indigenous Experience in North America

This Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting the contributions of outstanding Fulbrighters who live the Fulbright mission through the ways in which they express their identities and their goals. In this Q&A, Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador Brian Klopotek shares his experiences in Mexico, where he learned about Indigenous communities of Mexico, and shared his knowledge of Native Americans.
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Fulbright Facts
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Since its inception in 1946, over 400,000 Fulbrighters have participated from over 160 countries.
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Annually, the Fulbright Program awards approximately 8,000 fellowships.
Fulbright Alumni Include
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Heads of State or Government
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Nobel Prize Laureates
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MacArthur Foundation Fellows
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Pulitzer Prize Recipients