Fulbright researcher opportunities

The University also offers a Fulbright-University of Birmingham Scholarship annually, whereby a researcher based at a US institution may visit the University of Birmingham for a period of 3–9 months to conduct research in any subject.

We are also happy to host holders of Fulbright Scholar Awards (all disciplines) who wish to come and conduct  research in the conducive environment of the University and its campus.

Applications for 2020-21 and 2021-22

Applications for the 2020-21 University of Birmingham-Fulbright Scholar Award are now closed.

Applications for the 2021-22 University of Birmingham-Fulbright Scholar Award will open in February 2020.  The timeline for 2021-22 applications will be:

  • February 2020
    Competition opens,  applications available from the Fulbright website (CIES.org)
  • September 2020
    Application deadline
  • November 2020 – January 2021
    Applications will be evaluated, short-listed candidates invited to interview
  • Mid January 2021
    Telephone interviews will be conducted.
  • March 2021
    Candidates will be receive notification.

Further information

For further information regarding the Fulbright Scholarships at the University of Birmingham please contact Mrs Catherine Lemon, Americas Development Manager, University of Birmingham