Grants for Visiting Scholars

The Fulbright Commission awards teaching/research grants for American scholars to Belgium and Luxembourg through the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Grants are for between three and nine months, from mid-September through mid-June.

All candidates holding a PhD (or appropriately qualified professionals outside of academia) are considered, but candidates with several years of experience after attaining a PhD (or other terminal degree) are preferred. Applications will be accepted in all fields.

For all awards, the Commission seeks applicants who:

  • Possess excellence (personally, academically, professionally, creatively);
  • Outline a strong rationale and methodology for pursuing their project in Belgium or Luxembourg;
  • Demonstrate leadership attributes/potential;
  • Indicate how they will benefit the Fulbright Program in Belgium or Luxembourg

For more information about eligibility, please visit (for applicants to Belgium) and (for applicants to Luxembourg).

How to Apply

U.S. applicants to the Fulbright Program in Belgium and Luxembourg apply through CIES. To learn more about the application process, please visit (for applicants to Belgium) and (for applicants to Luxembourg).

Candidates are responsible for securing their own admission or affiliation at a university, conservatory, think tank, or non-profit organization in Belgium or Luxembourg.