Deadline: May 10, 2021
Applications for the 2022 U.S Fulbright Scholar Program is now open for interested qualified applicants. This Scholar Program presents up to 470 awards for teaching, research or combined teaching/research package up to 125 countries around the world. The Fulbright Program is governed by policy and procedures established by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), the 12-member board appointed by the President of the United States.
These program opportunities are destined for college, university faculty and administrators, professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and any one else that follows in a category related to one of the above.
Along with several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright offers you flexible awards including multi-country opportunities
If you are selected for the program, you will benefit from the full Fulbright grants, budgeted to cover travel and living costs in-country for the grantee and your accompanying dependents. These may include but not limited to:
- Teaching or Teaching/Research Award includes a Monthly Stipend amounting to $5,960-$6,860
- You will be eligible for an Estimated Travel and Relocation Allowance including Round-trip, economy-class, international travel arranged by travel agent selected by CIES, for scholar and up to two accompanying dependents.
- Recipients will receive an amount of up to $2,800 allowance to cover the costs associated with relocation and excess baggage.
- A Researcher Monthly Stipend Teaching or Teaching/Research Award (Assistant Professor or Below) Monthly Stipend amounting to $5,740-$6,640
- Estimated Book and Research Allowance of up to $1,000 books and educational materials allowance.
- Dependent Tuition Allowance of up to Up to $12,500 per child or $25,000 per family for accompanying dependents in grades K-12 is reimbursed for a full academic year
In order to apply, you must full fill the following application conditions. Please note that programme requirements vary by country, therefore you must visit the dedicated website for your country.
- Applicants must be citizens of participating countries (Please see full list here)
- Usually candidates must posses at least a bachelor’s degree
- Some countries usually require a minimum of three years of teaching or working experience at a university, educational, professional or cultural institution
- You must be fluent in English and demonstrate this
- Applicants are required to have outstanding academic records, references and preparation in their chosen field.
- You may need to achieve satisfactory required test scores. This usually happens for final nominees who will be required to take GRE or GMAT, TOEFL after screening and interviews.
- Have high motivation and serious commitment to completing the program within a specific time-frame and to returning home
Applicants must submit their applications online using the links provided specific for their own countries. Application deadline may also vary country by country. You will need to follow the following steps to complete your application:
- Register your interest in My Fulbright to receive periodic notifications about awards in your preferred region and/or discipline.
- Review the Eligibility and Application Checklist.
- Download the application instructions.
- Begin your application.
You are advised to have all required information and documentation entered, uploaded and submitted onto your online application by the application deadline. Information includes copies of certificates, transcripts and letters of recommendation.
For more information, visit the official website here