Fulbright Opportunities


Bridget Rennard in Spain

"The Fulbright program gave me the opportunity to immerse myself in another culture and connect with my co-teachers, students, and other people in the community in meaningful ways."


Bridget Rennard
English Teaching Assistant in Spain

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program administers grant opportunities in more than 160 countries and has provided approximately 370,000 participants with the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in each others' countries and exchange ideas. Approximately 8,000 competitive, merit-based grants are awarded annually in most academic disciplines and fields of study.

Fulbright in the News

Wording: Congratulations to Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Award Winner: Rachel Quist, Art History Doctoral Candidate. Photo of Rachel Quist

KU Student Receives Prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Award

University of Kansas history of art doctoral candidate Rachel Quist has received the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award.
Headshots of Fulbright Recipients and Alternates

Three KU Students Earn Fulbright Awards

Three University of Kansas students received prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to study, conduct research and teach English abroad for the 2021-2022 academic year. Five additional KU students were named as alternate Fulbright recipients.
Congratulations to Fulbright Scholar Mehrangiz Najafizadeh

Mehrangiz Najafizadeh named Fulbright Scholar

Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, associate professor of sociology, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to teach and conduct research in the Republic of Azerbaijan during the spring 2022 semester.
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Fulbright information sessions to be held this spring

This spring students, faculty and staff can attend information sessions to learn how they can engage with the world through the support of the Fulbright Program.