Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The grant is open to all disciplines and can be for a combination of teaching and research or for teaching only.

The scholar will be expected to teach university courses, undergraduate and/or graduate, either full courses or partial courses, including short seminars and/or lectures. Ideally, he/she will also act as a faculty and/or student advisor and provide input into curriculum development. The scholar will also conduct outreach to wider audiences, as appropriate. Along side teaching, scholars should be able to conduct their own research, if they so desire. 


Fulbright Scholar Julia Hectman during her grant period in Iceland.


Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
Award Length and Period

Three to five months

Grants should normally begin in either late August 2022 or early January 2023.

Locations Text

Any of the universities in Iceland.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Projects are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

Projects should add something new to Icelandic academia and provide students with opportunities to broaden their knowledge in a particular field, with a specialization not currently available or where fresh insights and new curriculum would be valuable. 

Special Features

Host institutions are expected to assist the U.S. scholar to find suitable housing and settle in.

The host university will be expected to provide social and networking opportunities and assist the scholar in general to ensure a productive and mutually beneficial grant period.

Application Deadline
Activity Type

Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile

Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in an artistic profession.

Early Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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