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Fulbright Programs

The Fulbright Program offers international educational and cultural exchange programs designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the US and the people of other nations. Fulbright is funded by US government grants and operates through various initiatives in over 160 partner countries.

There are Fulbright programs in diverse fields for students, scholars, professionals, and more. Fulbright recipients study, teach, or pursue important research and professional projects abroad.

Contact MSU's Fulbright Advisor, Joy Campbell, for more information or to set up a meeting. Complete the Fulbright Program Interest Survey to be added to the appropriate email list. 

Fulbright_ScholarProd2024_500x500.jpgMSU is one of 19 research institutions nationwide to be named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2023-24. Seven faculty members were awarded Fulbright grants. MSU has the distinction of being the only doctoral institution in the nation to achieve top-producer status for the past 10 consecutive years.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Fulbright US Scholar Program (for faculty and staff)
    • Competition open: February 13, 2024
    • National deadline for applications: September 15, 2024
  • Fulbright US Student Program (for students and recent grads)
    • Competition open: April 2, 2024
    • Intent to apply deadline: July 1, 2024
    • MSU deadline: September 1, 2024
    • National deadline for applications: October 8, 2024

Meeting with Advisor

Schedule a meeting with MSU's Fulbright Program Advisor, Joy Campbell, to learn more about the program, talk about your application, go over essays...whatever you need! Find a time that works with your schedule using Calendly. Please complete the Fulbright Program Interest Survey prior to your first meeting.


Fulbright US Student Program

  • Check the IIE website for upcoming webinars for specific grant types, world regions, and alumni panels.

Fulbright US Scholar Program

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program

Recorded Events

Fulbright US Student Grant Events (IIE)

  • NEW? START HERE FOR 2024: From May 9, 2024: Watch a 40-minute information session about the Fulbright US Student Program presented by MSU's Fulbright Program Advisor.

At-a-Glance Program Flyers

The flyers linked below give basic details about each of MSU's Fulbright programs. Feel free to download and share with advisees, students, colleagues, and peers!

MSU Students

There are many Fulbright opportunities for rising seniors, recent MSU graduates, and current graduate students, including research projects, English teaching, and graduate study programs. Students can begin planning during their undergraduate years, and apply as soon as their senior fall for awards to travel following graduation. To help students develop competitive applications, MSU offers advising to students who are applying for Fulbright programs.

MSU Faculty and Administrators

Fulbright offers a variety of programs for faculty, administrators, and professionals, from research and lecture positions to specialized seminars for administrators. 

There are also several opportunities for campus units to host Fulbright Visiting Scholars and professionals to conduct research and give instruction here at MSU.

International Students and Scholars

MSU hosts numerous Fulbright grantees each year, including students, scholars, researchers, visiting professionals, and more. Many resources are available for international students and scholars already on campus, and for those who are interested in pursuing a Fulbright opportunity at MSU, 

Fulbright Advisory Committee

Members of the Fulbright Advisory Committee provide input to applicants and the Fulbright Program Advisor.

West and Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Fulbright Association 

The West and Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Fulbright Association (FAWMM) is a regional chapter serving Fulbright alumni and friends of international exchange. Aspiring, newly named, and returned Fulbrighters are encouraged to connect with this group, which hosts social, cultural, and educational activities.