Fulbright Scholar Application Deadline Approaching


The Core US Fulbright Scholar Program application deadline for Academic Year 2018 – 2019 is August 1st. The program offers teaching, research or combination awards in more than 125 countries. Opportunities are available for university faculty and administrators, as well as professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, and independent scholars.

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 includes several innovative program options such as: Fulbright Flex AwardsFulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career AwardsGlobal Scholar Awards, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.

Interested faculty and professionals who want to learn more about these opportunities, review detailed award descriptions, and read eligibility requirements can do so by visiting the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) website and reviewing the Catalog of Awards. U.S. citizenship is required.

The application deadline for most awards is Aug. 1. To register your interest in the Fulbright Program, join the My Fulbright online community for updates and to access helpful resources for applicants.

For more information on the US Fulbright Scholar Program, please contact Dale LaFleur, director, Institutional Relations in the Office of Global Initiatives, at dlafleur@email.arizona.edu or 621-1900. Individual appointments are available upon request.