Apply for the Fulbright Scholar Program by Aug. 1


The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Core Competition is now open. This program supports activities and projects that recognize and promote the critical relationship between educational exchange and international understanding, offering nearly 500 teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries.

Several new program models have been recently introduced to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals with more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants. Awards are 2 to 12 months in length. A full list of opportunities can be found in the Catalog of Awards.

Eligibility: Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. Approximately 80 percent of available awards require a Ph.D. or terminal degree. Full eligibility requirements can be found here.

Timeline: Applications are due August 1, 2016 with notifications given January through June of the following year.