Announcement: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Explore awards using the Fulbright Catalog of Awards. Highlights from over 450 awards offered. For additional information, please contact the Office for International Education.

Postdoctoral and Early Career Awards

Fulbright presents excellent opportunities for recently minted scholars to deepen their expertise, to acquire new skills, to work with additional resources and to make connections with others in their fields, all while serving as cultural ambassadors. Postdoctoral awards are available in all fields of study, from STEM, to the arts, humanities and social sciences.  

Fulbright Flex Awards

Fulbright welcomes applications from scholars who propose multiple, short-term stays in the host country over a period of one to two years. The Flex option is available to scholars interested in research, teaching, or pursuing a combination of teaching and research. The catalog of awards will give detailed information on the Flex parameters for each participating country.

Fulbright Global Scholar Award

The Fulbright Global Scholar Award provides support for U.S. academics and professionals to engage in multi-country, trans-regional projects. As a truly worldwide award, U.S. scholars will be able to propose research or combined teaching/research activity in two to three countries with flexible schedule options; trips can be conducted within one academic year or spread over two consecutive years. Projects are welcome in all disciplines, as well as those with an interdisciplinary focus.

New Awards

Several countries have added new awards for the 2019-2020 competition:

Find out more about the 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition by joining one of our upcoming webinars or virtual advising sessions, and browsing helpful resources:

The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2018.

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