Programs for U.S. Scholars
Core Fulbright Program
The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Deadline: 2015-2016 competition opens Feb. 1, 2014.
Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP)
The Fulbright Specialist Program is designed to provide short-term academic opportunities (two to six weeks) for U.S. faculty and professionals. Shorter grant lengths give Specialist greater flexibility to pursue a grant that works best with their current academic or professional. Rolling Deadline
Fulbright NEXUS Regional Scholar Program
The Fulbright NEXUS Program will provide a platform for program participants to engage in collaborative thinking, analysis, problem-solving and multi-disciplinary research. The emphasis will be placed on climate change adaptation strategies and public policy focused research ventures that examine strategies to cope with climate variability. Up to 20 individuals from the Western Hemisphere region will engage in team-based research. Deadline: April 1, 2014
Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards
Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be senior scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record. Deadline: 2015-2016 competition opens Feb. 1, 2014.
Fulbright International Education Administrators Program (IEA)
These IEA seminars are designed to introduce participants to the society, culture and higher education systems in France, Germany, India, Japan or Korea through campus visits, meetings with foreign colleagues and government officials, attendance at cultural events and briefings on education. Participants gain new perspective on the need to internationalize U.S. campuses and insight into how it can be done. Deadlines for
Germany and France - Feb. 1, 2014; India - August 1, 2013; Korea and Japan - November 1, 2013
Fulbright German Studies Seminar
Participate in a group seminar on current German society and culture. Participants in this seminar gain a firsthand look into how Germany’s political, economic and cultural systems deal with contemporary issues. For U.S. scholars, the engagement in substantive dialogue with political, academic, scientific, journalistic and cultural leaders in Germany can strengthen research and teaching.
The German Studies Seminar will not be offered in 2014; thus, applications are not being accepted at this time. If offered for 2015, the German-American Fulbright Commission anticipates a topic will be announced in July of 2014. Updates will be posted on this page when available.
Fulbright Community College Administrators Seminar in the Russian Federation
As the result of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission’s Working Group on Education, Culture, Sports and Media, a number of educational and cultural exchange programs were reviewed and reinvigorated. The Fulbright Community College Administrators Seminar (CCAS) is a unique outcome, capping years of work to expand the Scholar Program’s outreach to and impact on American community colleges and technical schools. Deadline: October 15, 2013