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Fulbright-Garcia Robles Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Western Hemisphere


Award Details
Grant Activity

This award is to support postdoctoral fellows undertaking original research, working to publish research findings, developing and expanding personal research networks and preparing for research-intensive careers, especially within academia.

Grant Length
Three to nine months
Grant Dates

Full academic year grants preferred. Nine-month grants start in August or September 2021. One semester grants must correspond to the host institution´s academic calendar, to start in August or September or January. All grants must be completed by June 30, 2022. 


Applications or affiliations located in areas where there is a level 4 U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory in effect will NOT be considered. See the U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories webpage for further information.

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

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

The Board of the Fulbright Commission in Mexico (COMEXUS) has noted STEM fields as priority disciplines for Mexico. COMEXUS is also interested in projects focused on public policy and health initiatives and has a long history of supporting projects in the arts that further dialogue and contact between the arts communities of Mexico and the United States. 

Special Features



Application Deadline
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Number of Grants
Up To 4
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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