Designed to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and
people of other countries, the Fulbright Program is the United States government's flagship international exchange program.
Our office coordinates information to assist UofSC departments host individuals from
abroad on the Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program and provides information on the
Fulbright Program for American Scholars. We work closely with the UofSC office for
National Fellowships and Scholar Programs assisting US students apply for a Fulbright grant, with International Student Services handling foreign students on a Fulbright grant at UofSC, and with the South Carolina Fulbright Association.
We also act as a liaison from the university to:
World Learning Services accepts applications year-round from American academics and professionals who are
US citizens with significant experience in an academic field sought by the Fulbright
Specialist Program, (see eligibility criteria including eligible fields). The award length is 14 – 42 days with the possibility
of multiple visits over a 3-year period depending upon the project. Two strong letters
of reference must accompany your application. Click below for information on how
to become a Fulbright Specialist.
Applications for the Fulbright Specialist Roster are evaluated every 8 weeks. We hope
you will consider how you can contribute your skill set to enhance the Fulbright goal
of mutual understanding through academic exchange.
Continuing 75 years of international impact, the core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching and research awards to U.S. citizens in more than 130 countries.
College and university faculty and administrators, including professionals, artists,
journalists, scientists, and lawyers, can join the more than 400,000 Fulbright recipients
who have gained enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding.
The application deadline is September 15, 2021. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Interested faculty and professionals can learn more about these opportunities by
visiting the Catalog of Awards, connecting with Fulbright, or attending or viewing a Fulbright webinar.
Here’s to 75 years of global action, opportunity, connections — and creating a brighter