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Advanced Research & University Lecturing Program

The Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program, also called the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, is a scholarship for researchers and professors for the implementation of their own research projects at American universities, non-profit research institutes and some government institutions. Scholarship holders, in addition to the implementation of the research project, can also teach courses. Grants are awarded for a period of three to five months.

These awards cover travel, tuition, stipend, books, and professional activities, and health and accident insurance. All fields are eligible except medicine and nursing.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Philippine citizenship
  2. Doctoral degree or equivalent professional training or experience
  3. Proficiency in English appropriate to the proposed lecturing or research project to be carried out in the United States

Required Documents:

  • Make sure to Select/Change Award to Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program on the Award Information portion found on the Country Information tab on your online application page.
  • Upload the following documents to the application portal:
    • Academic & Professional Information
      • Curriculum vitae/résumé
      • Letter of institutional support
    • Project Proposal
      • A detailed statement of proposed activity for research or lecturing at a U.S. institution
    • Additional Information
      • Scanned copy of NBI Clearance secured not earlier than 6 months prior to application (Country-Specific Materials)
      • Scanned copy of transcript of records, official or certified (Supplemental Materials)
      • Scanned copy of diploma, certified true copy (Supplemental Materials)
      • Three letters of reference (Forms are found on the online application portal)

Individuals holding dual citizenship, are permanent residents and/or are presently studying in the U.S. are not eligible.

Preference is given to those without recent experience in the U.S.  Grants are not for the principal purpose of attending conferences or completing doctoral dissertations.

Application period for the 2024-2025 Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program is now OPEN. Deadline of applications is on APRIL 15, 2024.