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 awards.cies.org/content/all-disciplines-36 (for applicants to Belgium) and awards.cies.org/content/all-disciplines-53 (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 awards.cies.org/content/all-disciplines-36 (for applicants to Belgium) and awards.cies.org/content/all-disciplines-53 (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.