Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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All Disciplines

Western Hemisphere


Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct research in grantee's area of specialization, teach, conduct seminars and workshops in undergraduate or graduate programs. Teaching/research grantees are generally expected to conduct seminars, give public lectures and advise on university curriculum and administration, based on the needs of the host institution. 

Grant Length
Three to four months
Grant Dates

Grants can begin as early as June 2021.  Grants must be completed by September 2022.

The academic year is from August/September through May/June in the Highland Region and from March/April through January/February in the Coastal Region.


Any accredited institution in Ecuador.

Flex Option
Flex Description

The Flex Award is designed for scholars who require multiple visits to the host country. This option allows grants to be conducted over short segments, preferably during the fall and/or spring semesters. Interested applicants should clearly indicate plans for Flex in their project statement, including a project timeline. Flex grantees may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host-country academic community. Flex grant parameters:

  • Short-term Flex grants for research only for two, two-month segments over consecutive academic years are available during the summer and fall and/or spring semesters.
  • Flex grants cannot exceed four months in total, and must be completed by September 2021.
  • Final approval of Flex grants will be contingent upon available funding, and concurrence with host institution.
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Professional Project
Professional Project/Research
Professional Project/Teaching
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 4
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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