The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers more than 500 awards in teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.
Explore awards by professional profile. Opportunities are available for faculty and lecturers, full- and part-time, early career and senior scholars. Highlights include prestigious Distinguished Chair awards, which afford senior scholars opportunities to share their expertise at renowned institutions abroad, and a growing number of Postdoctoral and Early Career Opportunities, for scholars who have recently completed their doctoral degrees.
Explore awards by discipline. Opportunities are available in 46 disciplines, in addition to many All Discipline awards that welcome teaching and/or research proposals in any area of study, including interdisciplinary projects. Learn more about a few highlighted disciplines here.
Explore awards by region. Opportunities are available in over 125 countries, in six world regions. Learn more about regional highlights here.
To view the full range of awards by discipline, region, country, or activity, visit the Catalog of Awards.
The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2016. U.S. citizenship is required. For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions, please visit the program website.
The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world. For more information, visit eca.state.gov/fulbright.