Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program


The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 800 American scholars and professionals per year to approximately 130 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. 

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program has a series of new innovative opportunities to meet the changing needs of a diverse academic community in the United States.

Fulbright Flex Awards allows scholars to propose multiple stays of one to three months in the host country over a period of two to three years.

Fulbright Postdoctoral and Early Career Awards are designed for postdoctoral and early career academics.

A Salary Supplement Stipend has been approved for 2014-2015 to bring the stipend amount to the same level as salary, up to a maximum.

Scholars who specialize in Teaching English As a Foreign Language are able to apply to more than 50 different programs simultaneously.

Program Length

2 months - 1 year

Eligibility and Application Overview

Public applications are accepted.

Visit the CIES website for application details.

Country-Specific Information

Council for International Exchange of Scholars
1400 K St. NW,
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20005

Tel: (202) 686-4000

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