Call – Fullbright Scholars Program 2017-2018

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, independent scholars and many others.  

Opportunities that may be of particular interest include:

  • Norway: Digital Culture – A teaching and research award which allows the selected candidate to take part in the activities of the Digital Culture program and the Digital Culture and Electronic Literature research groups in the Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies at the University of Bergen. The scholar will teach three courses in digital culture and digital media aesthetics and evaluate student work.
  • Latvia: Multiple Disciplines – Liepaja University has requested a specialist in new media arts. The selected scholar will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of their area of specialization. Interested applicants should contact the host institution for further information and to discuss their background and teaching.
  • Bulgaria: Communications, Journalism, Media – The selected scholar will teach undergraduate or graduate courses or both, consult on curriculum development and assist with student advising. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines with preference for scholars in digital technologies in the media and electronic media.

For further awards in the field, please visit our updated Communications, American Studies and Fine Arts discipline pages. There you will find award highlights and examples of successful projects in the discipline, and scholar testimonials which highlight the outcomes and benefits associated with completing a Fulbright Scholar grant.

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please follow this link: You may also wish to register for one of our webinars or join our online community, My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the current competition will close on August 1, 2016.

Please contact Bill McShane at for additional information.

The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.