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Postdoctoral Opportunities with Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Greetings from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program! We hope this message finds you well and enjoying your summer.

We are writing to ask for your assistance in publicizing some enriching postdoctoral opportunities available for the 2020-21 academic year. We would appreciate it if you could please share this message with recent graduates and graduating students. Alumni referrals greatly contribute to the program, ensuring the next round of Fulbright scholars can continue the program’s global impact.

For the purposes of the Fulbright Scholar Program, an applicant is eligible for postdoctoral awards if they complete their degree by February 1, 2020 or have received their Ph.D. in the last five years (unless otherwise stipulated by an award description). Below is a list of awards open to early career/postdoctoral candidates. For the complete list of opportunities, please visit our Catalog of Awards.

Brazil – Postdoctoral Scholar Award in Natural and Applied Sciences
Chile – Fulbright Astronomy and Antarctic Studies Award
China – China Studies Postdoctoral Scholar Award
France – EHESS Post-Doctoral Social Science Award and Hauts-de-France Regional Award
Israel – Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Haifa
Italy – Mechanical Engineering Lectureship and Research Lectureship in Engineerin
Taiwan – Arts, Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences Award


There’s still time for someone interested to submit a 5-page project statement with an online application by September 16, 2019. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Interested applicants can join My Fulbright and check out our webinars for insight on the application process. Recommend someone to start an application today!


We are happy to answer questions regarding any of the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program. We appreciate your assistance in promoting these unique awards!



Kind Regards,


The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Team

Institute of International Education