The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright-Hays Program, is the U.S. government's flagship program of highly competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists, founded by United States Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946. The Fulbright grants are awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals of other countries for a variety of educational activities, primarily university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
|Visiting (non-U.S.) Fulbright Scholars||International Fulbright Students|
Visiting (non-U.S.) Scholars come to the University of Florida from abroad to pursue their educational and professional goals. They apply in their home country, and their entry arrangements are supervised by CIES andother affiliated Fulbright programs.
International scholars should consult the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) website for information about how to find a sponsor in a U.S. university. Departments wishing to sponsor a visiting (non-U.S.) scholars, should also consult CIES.
Notification of award to a visiting (non-U.S.) Fulbright scholar is sent by CIES to Luis Johnson with a copy to the UF faculty sponsor. Sponsoring departments serve as hosts to the visiting scholars. All visiting (non-U.S.) scholars must check in at the University of Florida International Center through the Exchange Visitor Services, 190 Hub.
Please click HERE to access to the International Fulbright Online Orientation.
Fulbright students come to the University of Florida from abroad to pursue their educational goals. They apply in their home country, and their entry arrangements are supervised by AMIDEAST, IIE, and LASPAU.
Notification of award to an international Fulbright student is sent to Ms. Debra Anderson, Director, International Student Services.
All international Fulbright students must check-in at the University of Florida International Center through the International Student Services office located in 1765 Stadium Road, Suit 170 Hub, with Ms. Debra Anderson.
The UF Graduate School coordinates the placement of International Fulbright students at UF. Visit the following Fulbright page for more information or contact Matt Mitterko, Coordinator of International Student Enrollment.
All Fulbrights can join the North Florida Chapter Fulbright Association.