2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program applications due September 15, 2023

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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program:April News, Resources and Events


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2024-25 Competition Now Open

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program’s 2024-25 competition is now open, featuring over 400 awards offered in more than 135 countries.  Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards allow academics, professionals and artists who are U.S. citizens to teach, research, and carry out professional projects abroad.  We accept applications until September 15, 2023, but it’s not too early to see what’s possible.

Alia Khan, U.S. Scholar to Chile


Curious where your Fulbright journey could take you?

Join a webinar to learn more!

Our first webinars of the year will share details about the U.S. Scholar Program, awards and the application process. Register to join us and learn more:

Visit our Webinar Schedule for details about events throughout the competition, featuring specific countries, regions and disciplines. We look forward to seeing you (virtually) in webinars throughout the year.Note that any times listed for webinars or other live resource events are in U.S. Eastern time. Can’t join us live? All webinars are archived on our site here.

Remember that Fulbright staff are here to support you through the application process. Our resources are always available to assist you along the way:

We look forward to helping you explore all the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program has to offer!

Interested in Fulbright but unsure which award is for you? Join us forGlobal Hidden Gems of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition

Richard Reading, U.S. Scholar to Botswana

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition offers 400 individual awards around the world. While some are widely known, others simply do not garner as much attention. Join this presentation to hear more about awards considered by program staff to be Fulbright‘s “hidden gems” of the competition. Our speakers will demystify award requirements, share tips for applying, and answer applicant questions live. If you’re interested in Fulbright but flexible on which award you might pursue, this webinar is for you!

Register to join us on Wednesday April 5, 2-3 pm Eastern

Can’t make it? Note that all webinars are recorded, so register to ensure you receive any updates.

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers!Ask Us Anything: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2024-25 Open ForumWednesday, April 12, 2023 3-4 PM EasternRegister to join us

As our competition is now open, we invite you to join us for an open Q&A session! In addition to reviewing award options, eligibility requirements and the application process, this open forum will provide applicants a chance to ask questions live to IIE staff. Come prepared with your questions or simply listen along to learn from the conversation.



Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Team

Contact: scholars@iie.org