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Fulbright Specialist Program
March 27, 2018

Fulbright Specialist Program
Fulbright Specialist Program
Updated: February 26, 2019

Upon approval of a request from a degree granting academic institution outside the U.S., a U.S. scholar or professional will be available at the inviting institution for a period of two to six weeks. Possible activities include:

  • Conducting needs assessments, surveys, institutional or programmatic research
  • Taking part in specialized academic programs and conferences
  • Consulting with administrators and instructors of post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions on faculty development
  • Presenting lectures at graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Participating in or leading seminars or workshops at overseas academic institutions
  • Developing academic curricula or educational materials
  • Conducting teacher-training programs at the degree granting level
  • Agriculture
  • American (U.S.) Studies
    African-American, native American studies, art history, communications, dance, drama, film, history, literature, music, popular culture, religion, theater, women’s studies & gender studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Archaeology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public / Global Health
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning

(AIT is especially interested in projects related to the following priority areas: Business Administration and Job Creation, Cyber Security and IT, Media Literacy/Countering Disinformation, Public Administration, Natural Disaster Response, and STEM.)


Cost of the Fulbright Specialist Program will be shared by the local host institution and the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program office in Washington will provide international travel for the scholar, as well as a $200 per day honorarium. The host institution is responsible for the cost of housing, meals and any necessary, program related, in-country transportation. In-country costs may be supplied b the host institution as in-kind services and/or monies paid directly to the grantee. Note that in-country transportation refers to transportation once the Specialist has arrived in the city of the activity, and not to flights taken as part of the international travel.


Contact the AIT American Center to obtain an application form.
E-mail: application@mail.ait.org.tw

COMPLETE PROGRAM DETAILS are available on the website: https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/


Requests must be submitted at least 3 months prior to proposed project start date.
To submit an application or to request more program details, all interested scholars are welcome to contact the American Center.