Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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All Disciplines

Western Hemisphere


Award Details
Grant Activity

Applicants may propose research projects, teaching projects or a combination of both in any discipline.  

For a combination of teaching/research projects, the recommended ratio is 60/40.

Teaching and teaching/research grantees are expected to conduct seminars (at least 2), give public lectures and advise on university curriculum and administration.

Grant Length
Four to six months; for Flex grants, see Flex Option section.
Grant Dates

Grants may begin in July 2021 or later. For Flex grants, see Flex Option section.

All Scholars to Paraguay are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which typically takes place in mid-June, prior to beginning their Fulbright grant. 


Any appropriate institution of higher education, research center, government Institution or NGO in Paraguay.

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's academic community.

Flex grant parameters:
• Minimum length of the total grant is four months and the maximum is six months.
• Minimum length for any grant segment is one month and the maximum is three months..
• Two or three grant segments may be spread over one or two consecutive years.
• Flex awards are offered for teaching and teaching/research grants

For more information, please see Fulbright Flex Awards.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 2
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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