Programs in Turkey: Senior Academic/Faculty

Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP)

The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) facilitates 2-6 week visits by 10 American professors each year to host institutions worldwide in order for them to lecture on various topics relating to Science and Technology. Lecturer activities can include short-term lecturing, seminars, training, and conferences and workshop participation. Both individuals and institutions can apply. In order to become eligible as an individual, applicants must join a Roster of Specialists for a 5 year term. In order to become eligible as an institution, the school must submit project applications.

Agencies Involved: Fulbright Commission, Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Key Dates: Check web site for updated information.


Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 800 scholars and professionals per year abroad, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and hold a Ph.D. or equivalent.

Agencies Involved: The Fulbright Program, United States Department of State, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)

Key Dates: Call for 2014-2015 competition will open on February 1, 2013.