Fulbright (Visiting) Scholar Program

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides grants to approximately 850 foreign scholars from over 100 countries to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester to a full academic year.

For information on how to apply, including deadlines, please contact your country’s Fulbright Commission or the public affairs section of the U.S. embassy.

Potential applicants interested in connecting with possible affiliates at UW-Madison should explore UW-Madison’s departments and programs and are welcome to reach out to our Fulbright Coordinator.


Faculty, staff, and professionals from overseas


Research, teaching, creative arts

Open to

Non-U.S. citizens

Program duration

Varies by award

Award amount

Varies by award

Application deadline

Varies by award & country

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