The competition for Fulbright U.S. Scholar awards for the 2025-26 academic year is now open!

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 unique fellowships to U.S. citizens to teach, research and conduct professional projects in more than 130 countries.

Explore awards available in the 2025-26 competition.Faculty, researchers, artists and professionals in all disciplines can join the more than 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come  away with enhanced skills, new connections and greater mutual understanding.


We encourage interested applicants to visit our
website for application resources:

Getting Started
Application Guidance
Open Awards in the 2025-26 Competition,
searchable by discipline, country/region, etc.
Webinar Schedule and Archive
Office Hours, a great way to get your questions
answered live by Fulbright staff


Interested in a specific region? Note the upcoming webinars highlighting regional opportunities:

View our webinar schedule for presentations throughout the year, sharing opportunities for specific regions, countries, and disciplines.

We look forward to receiving your application by our deadline of September 16, 2024.  To receive program updates and application resources, connect with Fulbright.


UMKC Faculty, if you are interested in assistance with your application, please contact Peter Morello