Programs for Scholars

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends American scholars and professionals to countries where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Fulbright Specialists Program
The Fulbright Specialists Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at overseas academic institutions for a period of 2 to 6 weeks.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides grants to foreign scholars to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester to a full academic year.

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program
The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program enables U.S. colleges and universities to host foreign academics to lecture on a wide range of subject fields for a semester or academic year. Preference is given to institutions developing an international agenda and/or serving a minority audience, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges, small liberal arts colleges, and community colleges.

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars
Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Scholars are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of these Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI): Secondary School Educators
The Institute for Secondary School Educators provides experienced and highly-motivated secondary school educators with a deeper understanding of U.S. society and culture, past and present. The Institute is organized around a central theme or themes in U.S. civilization and has a strong contemporary component.