Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Fulbright US Scholar Program to Italy

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers U.S. scholars in all academic ranks, the opportunity to lecture and conduct research at Italian universities and research centers.


Awards aim at fostering the advancement of knowledge in scientific fields of global significance and in priority areas as identified in the scientific cooperation agreement between Italy and United States. Disciplines include Environmental Sciences, Sustainable Development, Law, Statistical Physics and Applied Technologies, Health Biotechnology, advanced specializations in the fields of Math and Sciences, Engineering.

 

 

The Program also offers open awards in all disciplines at Italian universities or institutions chosen by the candidates. Awards in all disciplines are assigned in all academic fields in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and the arts with a preference for projects in contemporary issues in Italy.

Grants offered

Grant benefits include a maintenance allowance and a travel allowance to cover round-trip international travel. Maintenance allowance varies according to the award. The grantee will be covered by Health and Accident Insurance for the whole grant period, provided to participants in the Fulbright cultural exchange Program by the United States Department of State.


Potential Grant Activities include:

– Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level

– Conduct research

– Participate in or lead seminars or workshops at the host university and other universities in the city of destination

– Consult on program and faculty development

– Take part in specialized academic programs and conferences in conjunction with other scheduled activities

– Develop academic curricula or educational materials 

 

During the Fulbright grant, the scholar may be also invited to take part in academic meetings, conferences, seminars, and other program-related activities organized by Italian or European universities, under the Fulbright Inter-Country Program.

Fulbright Scholar Awards to Italy are assigned through an annual competition administered at the national level in the US by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York, in collaboration with the Fulbright Commission in Italy.

 

Potential candidates can apply online here.                  

Information on the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, catalog of awards, eligibility requirements, tips, guidelines, and resources for applying, review criteria, selection, and competition timeline is available on the Fulbright Scholar website. Digit “Italy” on the “search by keyword” box to see the awards available. Otherwise, select “Region” (Europe & Eurasia), then “Country” (Italy) and scroll down to click on “Search”.


Academic Year 2024/2025

Deadline: September 15, 2023

IMPORTANT NOTICE!

 Information on the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, catalog of awards, eligibility requirements, tips, guidelines, and resources for applying, review criteria, selection, and competition timeline is available on the Fulbright Scholar website. Digit “Italy” on the “search by keyword” box to see the awards available. Otherwise, select “Region” (Europe & Eurasia), then “Country” (Italy) and scroll down to click on “Search”.