Types of Visiting Scholar Grants

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Program

Individual Fulbright grants are available for overseas scholars to conduct research or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States under the Fulbright Visitng Scholar Program. Grants range from three months to an academic year. U.S. colleges and universities can apply to host a Visiting Scholar.

Scholar-in-Residence Program

The Scholar-in-Residence Program, which brings Fulbright Visiting Scholars to teach on campuses for one or two academic terms, is aimed at helping to initiate or broaden international programs or curricula.

The deadline for U.S. institutions to apply is September 15.

Occasional Lecturer Program

Travel awards are available for any of the 800 Fulbright Visiting Scholars to travel to campuses and local communities for short-term guest lectures.