2025-26 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition Open!

Greetings from the Fulbright Program,

We are excited to announce the competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar awards for the 2025-26 academic year!

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:

Curious to learn more? 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. Know someone who could benefit from a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award? Refer a colleague!

Here’s to another year of global action, opportunity, connections –  and creating a brighter future!