Fulbright Program Innovations

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To increase flexibility, impact and scope.
In order to meet the changing needs of academia and develop new options to better accommodate the interests and commitments of today’s scholars, we have introduced several innovations to the 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Core Program, including: Fulbright Flex Awards, Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards, Salary Stipend Supplements, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.

Fulbright Flex Awards

In order to engage U.S. scholars currently unable to spend extended periods of time abroad, the Fulbright Program welcomes applications from scholars who propose multiple stays of one to three months in the host country over a period of two to three years.  Learn more

Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards

The Fulbright program is eager to engage postdoctoral and early career academics, offering opportunities in a range of countries and fields. These awards present an excellent opportunity 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.  Learn more

Salary Supplement Stipends

For 2014-2015, scholars on teaching or teaching/research grants may be eligible to receive a salary supplement stipend to bring the amount to the same level as salary, up to a maximum. Learn more

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Opportunities for scholars specializing in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and associated fields are presented in a worldwide context, now enabling potential applicants to examine more than 50 different programs simultaneously, basing their choice of country programs in comparison to any others for which they qualify.  Learn more