Are you a potential Fulbright Scholar? Do you hold a PhD, JD or other terminal degree? According to the Fulbright Scholar Catalog of Awards:
The core competition for 2015-2016 academic year grants is currently open. With the exception of the seminar offerings, the deadline for all awards is 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Friday, August 1, 2014.
2015-2016 Catalog of Awards
Total Awards* 584
Africa, Sub-Saharan 81
East Asia / Pacific 53
Middle East / N. Africa 48
South, Central Asia 28
Western Hemisphere 94
* Many awards produce more than 1 grant. 500 award listings will yield approximately 800 grants.
Fulbright Specialist Program
If the August 1, 2014 deadline of Friday 11:59PM is cutting it too close; you may still apply for the Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP). According to the website:
The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. Grant Duration: Two- to six-weeks. Rolling Roster Application Deadline. - See more.
The FSP offers a generous list of disciplines and with its rolling deadlines presents realistic opportunity for aspiring applicants to become a Fulbright Scholar. Disciplines include:
Agriculture, American (U.S.) Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology
Biology Education, Business Administration
Chemistry Education, Communications and Journalism, Computer Science and Information Technology
Economics, Engineering Education, Education, Environmental Science
Law, Library Science
Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies, Physics Education, Political Science, Public Administration, Public/Global Health
Social Work, Sociology,
If you have ever aspired to become a Fulbright Scholar, stop dreaming. Go to the Fulbright Scholars Specialists disciplines and make it your reality.