Fulbright

Fulbright

Fulbright
Fulbright Awards Approximately 8,000 Grants Annually
Fulbright

Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program, administered by the United States Department of State and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is an international educational exchange program seeking to increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful relations between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Fulbright awards approximately 8,000 grants annually to recent graduates, young professionals, master’s and doctoral candidates, as well as college and university faculty to become scholars.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 Fulbright Foreign Student Program and the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

Visit the Fulbright Program’s interactive map on the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website to learn about the programs offered in your country and how to apply to the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

Please see the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program website for more details about that program.

For additional information please see www.cies.org/about-us/what-fulbright.

Fulbright International Scholars

international scholars

Each year some 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States. Individual grants are available to scholars from over 155 countries. Individuals who meet the eligibility requirements apply for grants through the Fulbright commission/foundation or public affairs section of the U.S. embassy in their home countries.

Individual Fulbright grants are available for scholars from selected countries to conduct research, lecture or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States. Under the Visiting Fulbright Scholar Program, scholars apply in their home country for Fulbright awards. To determine if your home country participates in the program and/or deadlines, please contact your country’s Fulbright commission or the public affairs section of the U.S. embassy.

For additional information please see www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-visiting-scholar-program.

List of Awardees

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012


Fulbright U.S. Students

US scholars

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for students to conduct a study or research project or engage in an English Teaching Assistantship during one academic year (8-10 months) in a country outside the United States. Candidates for the grant must demonstrate the capacity for independent study or research, together with a general knowledge of the history, culture, and current events of the countries to which they are applying. They should not have recent extensive experience abroad (excluding recent undergraduate study abroad), especially in the country of application. The program offers about 1,700 awards annually.

For additional information please see us.fulbrightonline.org/about/fulbright-us-student-program.

List of Awardees

2018

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
  • Estefania Bohorquez, Civil Engineering, Germany
  • Kristine Carlos, Anthropology, India
  • Linda Rossmann, Mechanical Engineering, Germany
  • Corin Staves, Civil Engineering, Germany
  • Virginia Vaquez, English, Brazil

2017

Undergraduate Students

2016

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
  • Amanda Fleming, English, Vietnam
  • Gabrielle Goodloe, English, Malaysia
  • Emily Cadet, English, Malaysia

2015

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
  • Andrea Rachel, English, Kazakhstan
  • Tara Lynne Langford, English Russia
  • Amy Lynn Crawford, English, Spain
  • Diane Thu Lieu, English, Vietnam
  • Rachel Brock, English, Kenya
  • Irina Pidberejna, English, Russia
  • Paris Fathi, English, Bulgaria
  • Adam Taha, English, Turkey

2014

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
  • Christopher Szczerba, English, Taiwan

2013

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students

Prior to 2012

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students

Fulbright International Students

Fulbright

More than 1,800 new International Fulbright Fellows enter U.S. academic programs each year. International students apply for Fulbright Fellowships through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. The Institute of International Education (IIE) arranges academic placement for most Fulbright nominees and supervises participants during their stay in the United States.

Visit the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for program eligibility and selection procedures as they vary widely by country.

Find specific information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

List of Awardees

2018

2017

2016

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009


Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Karen Biraimah

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition, to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants.

For additional information please see www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program.

List of Awardees

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

2008-2009

2006-2007

2005-2006

 Prior to 2005


Contacts and Resources

Resources

Morgan Bauer
Director, Office of Prestigious Awards
opa.honors.ucf.edu/deadlines.aspx 
Morgan.Bauer@ucf.edu

Karen Biraimah 
Professor and Director
International and Special Programs
College of Community Innovation and Education
karen.biraimah@ucf.edu

Jennifer Parham
Assistant Dean, Funding, Professional Development, & Scholarship
College of Graduate Studies
graduate.ucf.edu/fulbright/
jennifer.parham@ucf.edu

John Weishampel
Senior Associate Dean
College of Graduate Studies
graduate.ucf.edu/fulbright/
john.weishampel@ucf.edu

Office of Faculty Excellence 
facultyexcellence.ucf.edu/fulbright

Resources

Fulbright Association
members.fulbright.org/page/chapters_choose/Chapter-Selection.htm

Fulbright Student Program Resources and Events
us.fulbrightonline.org/resources

US Scholar Program Application
facultyexcellence.ucf.edu/fulbright