Fulbright Grants for Faculty

The Fulbright Scholar Program provides U.S. scholars with the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and learn in a broad range of topics globally. The core program alone sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals every year to as many as 140 countries. The overarching goal of this program is to provide an opportunity for an educational exchange as well as development training worldwide. Grant opportunities include:

1. Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

This award allows U.S. faculty and experienced professionals to teach and/or conduct research in a variety of academic and professional fields.

2. Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards

This program includes 40 distinguished lecturing, 40 distinguished research, and 40 distinguished lecturing/research awards from three to twelve months. Candidates should be eminent scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record.

Duration of the award will vary, and applicants can propose projects for a range of anywhere between three and twelve months, as specified in the award description.

Information on applying to this award program can be found here.

3. Fulbright Specialist Program

This program provides short-term, collaborative projects to U.S. faculty and professionals in select disciplines promoting connections between U.S. Scholars/professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. Duration of this grant ranges from two to six weeks.

4. Fulbright International Education Administrators Program (IEA)

This award assists U.S. International Education professionals and senior higher education officials in creating connections with higher educational systems in other countries. Award recipients will learn about education systems in the host country and network with U.S. and international colleagues.