Fulbright Scholars Proposal Development Resources

The Fulbright Scholar Program for academics and professionals awards more than 1,700 fellowships each year, enabling 800 U.S. Scholars to go abroad and 900 Visiting Scholars to come to the United States. The Program's goals are to assist awardees in building skills and connections through their experiences to advance their careers and offer valuable insights to share with their students and colleagues as a result of the program. 

Below are resources collected by the OSP Research Development team to aid in submitting proposals to the Fulbright Scholar Program. 

Fulbright-Specific Advice & Tips 

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Application

The Fulbright Scholar Program publishes a blog on their website that offers advice to prospective applicants. This article offers various advice on preparing for the upcoming application cycle, promoting resources directly from Fulbright such as Fulbright presentations, connecting with Fulbright alumniand registering your interest in Fulbright's upcoming award cycle

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program: Five Tips for Crafting a Competitive Application

Specific advice for the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program is available directly from the funder, highlighting different aspects of a proposal and how to sharpen content in each area. 

Fulbright Proposal Templates & Examples

Project Statement Examples

Fulbright offers prospective applicants successful examples of Project Statements, a key 5-page document that is the central part of its program application. 

Template from Faculty Associate and Visiting Scholar (OLF)

A template is available for an Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) letter from faculty associates and visiting scholars. 

Fulbright Webinar Archive

Archive Overview

The Fulbright Scholar Program has made available a Webinar Archive for all recorded web events hosted by the funder. These webinars range from specific program overviews and announcements to general funder FAQs. 

Fall 2022: Ask Us Anything

This recording captures an interactive Ask Us Anything session to learn more about things that can be done in advance to prepare for a successful Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program application for 2024-2025. Program staff discussed award opportunities, the application & selection process, and answered submitted questions.

Fulbright S-I-R Program Overview and Application Walkthrough

A recorded walkthrough of the Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence Program is available, highlighting key programming information and instructions on submitting a proposal.