Fulbright Programs for SEEES Scholars

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.  There are over a dozen Fulbright programs operating in over 155 countries worldwide; these programs may be of particular interest to scholars in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies:

  • The Fulbright US Scholar Program for the 2023-2024 academic year is open and the deadline is September 15, 2022.  Within this program, there are several sub-programs:
      • The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers awards for U.S. citizens to teach, research, and conduct professional projects in more than 130 countries. College and university faculty and administrators, as well as professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, and many others, can join the more than 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding.

        Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to visit our website where you will find program detailsapplication guidance and other resources. We also invite you to view current opportunities in the Catalog of Awards, join a webinar or attend an office hour for live application assistance. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

      • The Fulbright Specialist Program is designed to provide short-term academic opportunities (two to six weeks) for US faculty and professionals. Shorter grant lengths give Specialist greater flexibility to pursue a grant that works best with their current academic or professional commitments. Deadline: Rolling
      • Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be eminent scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record. Deadline: September 15