The Enrichment Program, implemented by CIES on behalf of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), offers a variety of enrichment activities in different locations throughout the academic year for current Fulbright Visiting Scholars. These activities are designed to enable scholars to better experience America and to further the Fulbright Program’s goal of increasing mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and people of other countries.
Visiting scholars in the following locations will be able to participate in on-going enrichment programs in their areas. Scholars in these locations will be contacted by regional coordinators.
The coordinators may be reached by email as follows:
Boston (including Massachusetts and Rhode Island):
Elise Pitcairn , Manager of Operations and Global Education Programs, WorldBoston
New York City (including surrounding suburbs and Connecticut):
Marisa Silva, Director of Membership and Programs, One To World
Northern California (north of Monterey):
Liliane Koziol, Coordinator for Northern California Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment
Southern California (south of Monterey):
Ann Kerr, Coordinator for Southern California Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment
University of California at Los Angeles
Washington, D.C. (including Maryland and northern Virginia):
Institute of International Education (IIE)
Visiting Scholar Seminars
The Institute of International Education (IIE) implements up to four Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminars each academic year in cities throughout the United States. The seminars focus on a topic of shared global importance and host up to 90 Fulbright Visiting Scholars. Potential hosts and interested organizations can submit their proposals to design, and assist in the development and execution of one of these enrichment seminars, with dedicated funding for selected organizations of up to $25,000. All Requests for Proposals (RFPs) will be posted online.
If you are interested in learning more about the program or how your organization can submit a proposal, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Huntsville, Alabama- Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the New South, November 29- December 2, 2017
- San Diego, California- Leveraging Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Long-Term Success, December 13-16, 2017
- Kansas City, Missouri- Entrepreneurship and Innovation, March 18-21, 2018
- Seattle, Washington- Seattle- An Entrepreneurial and Innovative Frontier, April 25-28, 2018
- Montgomery, Alabama- The New South: Visions, Voices and Change Agents, November 30- December 3, 2016
- San Diego, California- Democracy at the Local Level: The Role of Civil Society at Making Change, December 11-14, 2016
- Los Angeles, California- Building a Sustainable Future: Innovative Approaches to Protecting Our Environment, March 8-11, 2017
- Minneapolis, Minnesota- Feeding the World: Global Food Resources and Sustainability, April 18-21, 2017
- Seattle, Washington - Where International Efforts to Combat Climate Change Converge, April 14th – 17th, 2016
- Baltimore, Maryland - Role of Anchor Institutions and Grassroots Organizations in Addressing the City's Health and Human Rights Issues, April 19th – 22nd, 2016
- Austin, Texas - Studying U.S. Elections and Political Processes and the Challenge of Diversity, December 2 – 5, 2015
- San Diego, California - Advocating for Human and Civil Rights for Minority Communities, December 9 –12, 2015
- Tulsa, Oklahoma - Old to New West: The Role of Land in Shaping the American Story, April 1 – 4, 2015
- Baltimore, Maryland - A Tale of Two Cities, Focus on Public Health, March 25 – 28, 2015
- Huntsville, Alabama - Democracy and Human Rights, December 3 – 6, 2014
- Tampa, Florida - Climate Change and the Plight of the Oceans, November 5 – 9, 2014