Athena Mison Fulay, Manager of Outreach and Communications for the Department of Scholar and Professional Programs at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), conducted a workshop on the Fulbright Program on March 22, 2011.  View the presentation

Fulbright in Japan

International Programs hosted Ms. Fulay's visit. Learn more about the Fulbright Scholar Program and the Fulbright Students Program on their website.




Resources for Fulbright Applicants

The Fulbright programs offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. 
Search for previous awards by region, country, program, or discipline.
Identify previous Fulbright awardees by discipline, country, Institution, home state, etc.
Identify points of contact at the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), among others.
Each year, the Fulbright Scholar Program looks for a wide range of applicants to represent American scholarship and professionalism abroad. 

About CIES

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), under a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of State, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. Each year, the core Fulbright Scholar Program sends some 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries to lecture, research, or participate in seminars. At the same time, approximately 800 foreign faculty come to the U.S. each year. The Scholar Program offers grants for journalists and other communicators. Visit the Fulbright Program page for details. The shorter Specialist Program offers grants of two to six weeks. The New Century Scholars Program brings 30 of some of the world’s top academics and professionals together to collaborate on an issue of global importance.

 Students at a workshop