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Advanced Research & University Lecturing Program

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*Before sending an application, read all the eligibility requirements and required documents before proceeding.

This program award, in partnership with the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), is under the Fulbright Advanced Research Program. This is a scholarship opportunity for Filipinos to conduct advanced research in the United States for fields related to space science and technology applications during the academic year 2024 - 2025. 

Also called the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, this scholarship for researchers, academics, and professionals is designed for the implementation of their own research projects at US institutions for higher education, non-profit research institutes, and some government affiliated institutions in the United States. Grants are awarded for a period of four months. 

Visiting research fellowship in the United States should start  NO EARLIER than August 31, 2024 and start NO LATER than May 31, 2025. 


General Eligibility Requirements:

1. Philippine citizenship 

2. Doctoral degree or equivalent professional training/or experience 

3. Proficiency in English appropriate to the proposed 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 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.

Deadline of Submission: April 15, 2024