Still Time to Apply for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award in Asia!

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Dear Colleagues,

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year.  While the deadline to apply has passed for most awards, a select number of opportunities remain open for new applications until Tuesday, September 12th. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-NEAsia community include: 


China – Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts (Teaching)

All levels of scholars with a terminal degree are eligible to apply for this teaching opportunity in China. Spend five or 10 months in a major university in a country experiencing with dynamic growth and growing demand for higher education!


Taiwan – U.S.-Taiwan International Education Administrators Program

With this award, up to 12 grantees participate in a two-week group seminar with representatives from universities, private sector agencies and organizations, and select government agencies in March 2018. The program is designed to familiarize U.S. higher education administrators with Taiwan's higher education system, society and culture.


China – Study of the United States

This award seeks 18th, 19th, and 20th century American history specialists to teach graduate or undergraduate courses for one or two semesters in China. All teaching will be in English and a letter of invitation should not be sought.


There are 12 additional awards available throughout Asia with opportunities to teach and/or conduct research. Explore our Catalog of Awards today!

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please consult our  website. You may also wish to watch our webinars or join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline for the awards currently open is September 12, 2017.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at  


Kind regards, 
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program  
Institute of International Education 
IIE • The Power of International Education 


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.