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The 2015-2016 Fulbright Core U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open! Deadline for most awards is August 1, 2014

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in more than 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.

More than 580 awards are being offered this year. Moreover, there are 379 All-Discipline awards that welcome teaching and/or research proposals in any area of study, including interdisciplinary projects. These awards are offered in various regions around the world.

In order to meet the changing needs of academia and develop new options to better accommodate the interests and commitments of today's scholars, the program has introduced several innovations to the 2015-2016 program, including: Fulbright Flex Awards
Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards
Salary Stipend Supplements
and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.

Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities, and hundreds of others, by visiting the Catalog of Awards

The application deadline for most awards August 1, 2014.  U.S. citizenship is required.  For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions visit our website at  or contact us at

Tiffany Harris
Outreach Division
Fulbright Scholar Program
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Institute of International Education (IIE)