The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program.
Opportunities that may be of interest to your members include:
- Bahamas: All Disciplines
This opportunity allows scholars to research or teach and conduct research for four months at the University of the Bahamas. Academics and appropriately qualified professionals in any appropriate discipline are welcome to apply, though applicants in environmental sciences are preferred. Applicants may propose a Flex grant, which allows a grantee to conduct his or her grant during multiple short segments over one or two academic years.
- Suriname: All Disciplines
This award allows scholars to teach, conduct research or teach and conduct research for four to nine months at any appropriate institution. Applicants are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but several fields are listed as preferences, including education, information sciences, public/global health and medical sciences, among others. A PhD is not required, and this award is open to academics only.
- Trinidad and Tobago: Multiple Disciplines – College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts
The scholar chosen for this award will teach or teach and conduct research at the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) for four to nine months. Only applicants in certain fields will be considered, including entrepreneurship, special education, social work, journalism and media studies, information technology, radiography/radiation therapy and nursing.
Additional opportunities in the region include but are not limited to:
- Belize: All Disciplines
- Dominican Republic: All Disciplines
- Guyana: All Disciplines
- Haiti: All Disciplines
- Jamaica: All Disciplines
For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please visit our website. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars or join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and the current competition will close on August 1, 2017.