Wake Forest University encourages Wake Forest faculty and staff to apply for Fulbright grants. Undergraduate students seeking Fulbright opportunities should visit the Wake Forest Scholars webpage.

2021-2022 Core Fulbright Scholar Program Competition

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research, and combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty, administrators, independent scholars, and many others. Please review the Catalog of Awards for opportunities

Applications typically due in August, 2021

To register interest in the program, join the My Fulbright online community for updates and access to helpful resources for applicants.

Postdoctoral Awards

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers 15 postdoctoral awards, as well as nearly 300 awards that are open to a range of scholar profiles, including early career scholars. These awards are open to American citizens who have recently completed their doctoral degree – typically within the five previous years.

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program

The Fulbright International Education Administrators Program provides fully funded grants for U.S. higher education administrators to participate in an intensive two-week seminar abroad. Participants learn about other countries’ higher education systems, and they develop new perspectives and insights for improving internationalization opportunities on their campus.

Scholar-in-Residence Program

For more information about the Scholar-in-Residence Program, follow this link. The application and guidelines can be found here:

Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF)

The Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund provides travel funding for an international scholar currently on a Fulbright Award to visit another U.S. campus to lecture and hold meetings with students and faculty.

Additional information:

  • Faculty and staff are encouraged to contact Nelson Brunsting in the Center for Global Programs and Studies for more information about the Fulbright program.
  • Profiles of Wake Forest faculty and staff who have received Fulbright Scholar and Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence awards is available here.
  • Highlights of what Wake Forest faculty and staff have accomplished through Fulbright grants is available here.