Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2024-25

Visiting Scholar Program deadline- 11:59 PM November 6, 2023

Program Information

Dr. Budha Shah, 2022 Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program has provided thousands of scholars with the opportunity to develop collaborative research and/or artistic relationships with U.S. scholars or artists; and to enhance scholarly publications and other contributions with research and/or artistic practice conducted in the U.S. and to establish professional contacts in their field and make long-lasting friendships with colleagues in the U.S.

For post-doctoral researchers, through doing research, guest lecturing, and pursuing other scholarly interests in a completely different environment, scholars return home personally invigorated and professionally stimulated. For senior artists, the grant is an opportunity to expand professional and artistic networks, or to gain skills and expertise in a particular aspect of artistic practice and to share with American colleagues and communities the rich and diverse cultural and artistic heritage and contemporary practice of art in Nepal.

Women, minorities, people with disabilities, or otherwise disadvantaged candidates and individuals with limited prior international exposure are encouraged to apply

Grants are not for the principal purpose of
  • attending conferences
  • completing doctoral dissertations
  • travel and consultation at multiple institutions, or
  • clinical medical research involving patient contact*

*Note to medical doctors: The U.S. Department of State has designated the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) as the sole agency authorized to sponsor alien physicians for internship, residency and specialized clinical training in the U.S. Fulbright grantees cannot simultaneously be sponsored by ECFMG; therefore, proposals for medical research involving clinical training, patient care or patient contact cannot be approved under the Fulbright Program.