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Fulbright Opportunities

Overview

Since 1947, more than 32,000 U.S. citizens and 34,000 citizens of other nations received grants from the Fulbright Scholar Program. Eligible UK faculty from any academic discipline may apply for this prestigious scholarship to conduct research and/or to lecture in almost any country.  

Visit the online 2018-2019 Catalog of Awards to search for awards that offer the best fit for your experience, teaching or research interest, or preferred country or region. You can register your interest at My Fulbright to receive the latest program updates and announcements.

Fulbright Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants. For complete information about the range of awards, visit the Core Fulbright Scholar Program website.

UK is proud of the faculty who have been named as Fulbright Scholars.

UK's Fulbright Scholar Awardees




First 
Last 
Award 
UK College 
Host University 
Country 
Year  
Stacy 
Closson 
Scholar 
Patterson School 
National Chengchi University 
Taiwan 
2015-2016 
Solomon 
Harrar 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Salzburg 
Austria 
2015-2016 
Jeanette 
Coufal 
Scholar 
Gatton 
Bahir Dar University 
Ethiopia 
2015-2016 
Stefan 
Bird-Pollan 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Vienna 
Austria 
2014-2015 
Jennifer 
Bird-Pollan 
Scholar 
Law 
Vienna University of Economics 
Austria 
2014-2015 
Subba 
Palli 
Scholar 
CAFE 
Acharya Nagarjuna University 
India 
2014-2015 
Anita 
Lee-Post 
Scholar 
Gatton 
Mongolia International University 
Mongolia 
2013-2014 
Patricia 
Dyk 
Scholar 
CAFE 
Masaryk University 
Czech Republic 
2013-2014 
Matthew 
Zook 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Tartu 
Estonia 
2013-2014 
Michael 
Samers 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Lille II University of Health and Law 
France 
2013-2014 
Alan 
Fryar 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Fez 
Morocco 
2013-2014 
Srimati 
Basu 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Jadavpur University 
India 
2013-2014 
Paul 
Vincelli 
Scholar 
CAFE 
National Agrarian University 
Nicaragua 
2013-2014 
Douglas 
Slaymaker 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Meiji University 
Japan 
2013-2014 
Richard 
Schein 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Helsinki 
Finland 
2012-2013 
Theodore 
Fiedler 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Ljubljana 
Slovenia 
2012-2013 
Susan 
Roberts 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Turku 
Finland 
2012-2013 
Harry 
LeVine 
Scholar 
Medicine 
University of Linkoping 
Sweden 
2011-2012 
Donald 
Gross 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Ljubljana 
Slovenia 
2011-2012 
Jenny 
Minier 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Universite Catholique de Louvain 
Belgium 
2011-2012 
Alan 
Nadel 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Universita Degli Studi I Naples 
Italy 
2011-2012 
William 
Ederington 
Scholar 
Gatton 
Catholic University of Leuven 
Belgium 
2011-2012 
Eugene 
Gaetke 
Scholar 
Law 
University of Maribor 
Slovenia 
2010-2011 
Raymond 
Hill 
Scholar 
Medicine 
Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University 
Ukraine 
2010-2011 
Jason 
Hans 
Scholar 
CAFE 
Odessa National University 
Ukraine 
2010-2011 
Lars 
Bjork 
Scholar 
Education 
University of Jyvaskyla 
Finland 
2008-2009 
Bernhard 
Hennig 
Scholar 
CAFE 
University of Medellin 
Colombia 
2008-2009 
Anna 
Brzyski 
Scholar 
Fine Arts 
Tsinghua University 
China 
2007-2008 
Jeanmarie 
Rouhier-Willoughby 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Novosibirsk State University 
Russia 
2007-2008 
Glenn 
Bloomquist 
Scholar 
Gatton 
Stockholm Scoll of Economics, Riga 
Latvia 
2006-2007 
Stanley 
Brunn 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
Semey State University 
Kazakhstan 
2006-2007 
Abigail 
Firey 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
2008-2009 
Germany 
2006-2007 
Thomas 
Zentall 
Scholar 
Arts & Sciences 
University of Lille 
France 
2005-2006 

Fulbright Specialist Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in select disciplines to engage in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide. For more information about the program, including eligibility requirements and application guidance, visit the Fulbright Specialist Program website

UK faculty have served as Fulbright Specialists in many parts of the world.

UK's Fulbright Specialist Awardees

Name Last Name Type College/Unit University Country Year
Donald Case Specialist Communications University of Oulu Finland 2011-2012
Omar Hatim Specialist CAFE Waikato Institute of Technology New Zealand 2011-2012
Ani Katchova Specialist CAFE University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences  Austria 2011-2012
Paul Vincelli Specialist CAFE University of the Republic Uruguay 2012-2013
Melvin Coffee Specialist Communications Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation Zambia 2013-2014
Michael Reed Specialist CAFE Africa University Zimbabwe 2013-2014
Lisa Cliggett Specialist Arts & Sciences University of the Western Cape  South Africa 2015-2016
Susan Roberts Specialist Arts & Sciences University of the Western Cape  South Africa 2015-2016
Alan DeYoung Specialist Education International University for the Humanities Turkmenistan 2015-2016

 

Fulbright-Hays Program

The Fulbright-Hays Program awards grants to individual U.S. K-14 pre-teachers, teachers and administrators, pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral faculty, as well as to U.S. institutions and organizations. The Program supports research and training efforts overseas, which focus on non-Western foreign languages and area studies. The Fulbright-Hays Program is funded by a Congressional appropriation to the U.S. Department of Education. 

Programs for Staff & Administrators

The International Education Administrators Program  The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host country’s education system as well as establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues over the course of an intensive two week grant duration.  University of Kentucky staff have participated in Fulbright seminars and have brought back their learning to enrich their work on campus. 

Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminar Awardees

Name Last Name Type College/Unit Country Year
Edward Jennings Seminar Martin School Germany 2008-2009
Susan Carvalho Seminar UKIC Japan 2010-2012
Horace Bartilow Seminar Arts & Sciences Germany 2011-2012
Anthony Ogden Seminar UKIC India 2012-2013
Brendan O'Farrell Seminar Gatton Germany 2012-2013
Elizabeth Leibach Seminar UKIC Korea 2014-2015
Karen Pekarchik Seminar CAFE Germany 2015-2016