The following programs offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars.
|Core Fulbright Scholar Program
The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
Competition for Academic Year 2014/2015 is now open.
Awards to United States citizens are for lecturing, advanced research, and work as Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). A scholar receives a full award, plus a monthly stipend in Hungarian Forints. The grantee will either be provided with housing or will receive a monthly housing allowance, plus an initial allowance to cover travel, excess baggage, settling in, books and services all based on the number of dependents and the grant category.
A scholar must stay for a minimum of three months. Initial recruitment and evaluation is done by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), 1400 K Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005. The closing date for applications is normally August 1, 2013, and results are announced the following spring.
Please visit www.cies.org/us_scholars for more information about this program.
The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. The program awards grants to qualified U.S. faculty and professionals, in select disciplines, to engage in short-term collaborative two- to six-week projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide.
The Fulbright Intercountry Lecturing Program provides US scholars while in Europe with opportunities to enrich their professional and cultural experience outside of their country of assignment.