The Ranks of Fulbright Scholars
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers a host of opportunities for retired
faculty, some of our most successful grantees, to lecture and do research in
countries across the globe.
Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Scholar Program has afforded over
40,000 U.S. faculty and professionals the occasion to exchange knowledge
with colleagues in 140 other countries.
The traditional Fulbright Scholar Program allows scholars to lecture and do
research abroad for periods ranging from two months to more than a year. The
newly established Fulbright Senior Specialists Program offers short-term
grants ranging from two to six weeks.
As a Fulbright grantee, you would have the chance to discover new research
directions, conduct collaborative projects with international colleagues,
maintain long-term overseas professional relationships and put your
expertise to work in exciting new environments.
While many awards specify project and host institution, there are a number
of open "Any Field" awards that would allow you to propose your own project
and determine your host institution affiliation. Foreign language skills are
needed in some countries, but most Fulbright lecturing assignments are in
The application deadline for Fulbright traditional lecturing and
research grants worldwide is usually August 1. The Senior Specialist Program has a
For information, visit our Web site at www.cies.org <http://www.cies.org>.
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