Fulbright Visiting Scholars Research Programme - South Africa



The Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar Program is an opportunity for South African university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in their field of expertise at a U.S. academic or research Institution for a period of 3 to 9 months. A research grant enables the scholar to perform high-level research at a U.S. educational institution, aimed at strengthening academic programs or curricula at his/her home institution. Applicants need to have a proven track record of productive scholarly research, and publications.
Bursary Fields

All Fields of Study
Who Can Apply

Applicants must be South African citizens or permanent residents (minimum of 5 years of permanent resident status required). Open to Scholars in all disciplines and without regard to gender or age. Preference will be given to candidates who have had no experience or only limited experience in the U.S. Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent professional/terminal degree in their field. Preference is given to individuals who have extensive university teaching experience and a productive scholarly record. Applicants may be affiliated with local universities, research institutes, or other institutions that have educational and/or research objectives.

Bursary Levels

Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa
Closing Date

01 October 2022
Contact Details

Embassy of the United States of America in South Africa, Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, South Africa

Application Address


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