Scholarship Programs
Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program
Fulbright Awards for Filipinos

The Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program, also called the Fulbright Senior Scholar Program, is a scholarship for researchers and professors for the implementation of their own research projects at American universities, non-profit research institutes and some government institutions. Scholarship holders, in addition to the implementation of the research project, can also teach courses. Grants are awarded for a period of three to five months.

These awards cover travel, tuition, stipend, books, and professional activities, and health and accident insurance. All fields are eligible except medicine, nursing, engineering, applied mathematics, and applied sciences.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Philippine citizenship
  2. Doctoral degree or equivalent professional training or experience
  3. Proficiency in English appropriate to the proposed lecturing or research project to be carried out in the United States

Required Documents:

    • Completed online application form. (Link to application portal will be available soon!)
  • Upload the following documents to the application portal:
    • Academic & Professional Information
      • Curriculum vitae/résumé
      • Letter of institutional support
    • Project Proposal
      • A detailed statement of proposed activity for research or lecturing at a U.S. institution
    • Additional Information
      • Scanned copy of NBI Clearance secured not earlier than 6 months prior to application (Country-Specific Materials)
      • Scanned copy of transcript of records, official or certified (Supplemental Materials)
      • Scanned copy of diploma, certified true copy (Supplemental Materials)

Individuals holding dual citizenship, are permanent residents and/or are presently studying in the U.S. are not eligible.

Preference is given to those without recent experience in the U.S. Grants are not for the principal purpose of attending conferences or completing doctoral dissertations.

Application period for the 2020-2021 Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program is already CLOSED.  Please check back in June 2020 for the 2021-2022 application period.