Fellowship: Fullbright Scholar Program

Deadline: August 1, 2016

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. 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 is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, and it is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries. Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are currently being accepted from all levels of faculty, including early career, and professionals.

Grant opportunities in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Czech Republic: Fulbright-Masaryk University Distinguished Chair
in Social Studies

This teaching or teaching/research award is open to senior scholars or professionals, and is open to any specialization offered at the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University.

Macedonia: Rule of Law, Judiciary Reform and Civil Society
Teach or teach/research at any appropriate institution in Macedonia. Contact information for five potential host institutions can be found in the award description.

Poland: Distinguished Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences at Adam Mickiewicz University
Teach one general course for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a more specialized seminar for Ph.D. students. Scholars are encouraged to participate collaborative research with AMU scholars.

Romania: Fulbright-University of Bucharest
This award is open to a wide variety of disciplines, including Communications, Creative Writing, History (non-U.S.), and Sociology. Scholars will have access to a range of academic, cultural and social events, in addition to opportunities provided by the Fulbright Commission.

Russia: All Disciplines
Spend one or two semesters teaching and/or researching in any discipline. This award is open to both academics and professionals outside of academia.

Ukraine: Public Administration, NGO Management, Health Administration or Public Health
Teach or teach/research in various areas of specialization, including public policy, leadership, public finance, urban administration, city planning, NGO management and development, health administration and public health.

Additional Eligibility Criteria, Application Guidelines and Review Criteria are available on our website, and we offer webinars throughout the application season.