Fulbright Scholar Program

February 12, 2015 1:22 PM
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition Now Open
Fulbright Scholar Program
The 2016-2017 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition is Now Open
Here is a great opportunity for U.S. faculty and professionals to apply for the Fulbright Scholar Program.
Deadline for most awards is August 3, 2015. More information below:
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over
125 countries for the 2016-2017 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. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing
needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright will be offering more opportunities for multi-country
grants through enhanced global and regional awards.
Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about that nearly 600 core Fulbright
U.S. Scholar opportunities by visiting the online Catalog of Awards or by participating in one our
The application deadline for most awards is August 3, 2015. For eligibility requirements and other
program information, please visit our website. Stop by the Fulbright booth at the AIEA Annual Conference
next week to learn more about opportunities for faculty, administrators, and students.
Also note that 900+ Visiting Fulbright Scholars are hosted annually by higher education institutions around
the United States. The Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) is a travel grant that facilitates short term (two to
six days) campus visits to additional U.S. academic institutions. OLF recipients share their research
interests, speak on the history and culture of their home countries, and exchange ideas with other
scholars, students and members of the wider community. To view a list of Visiting Scholars currently in
the U.S. for 2014-15, please visit our scholar directory. For more information and to apply, please contact
the Outreach Lecturing Fund at [email protected]
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
Peter VanDerwater
Director of Outreach, Fulbright Scholar Program
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Institute of International Education (IIE)
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
Phone +1.202.686.4014 | Fax +1.202.686.4029
[email protected] | www.iie.org/cies
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