Deadline for U.S. teachers: November 4, 2015 at 11:59 PM U.S. Central Standard Time.
Choose one of the options below to register for the 2016-2017 program application:
- If you are a new applicant, please click here to create a new application.
- If you are a re-applicant, please click here to re-apply.
Once you have registered for the 2016-2017 program, please click here to access your application.
If you are an international teacher, please consult the appropriate Fulbright Commission, U.S. Embassy or Consulate, or other Fulbright partner organization in your home country for application information, including deadlines and the password to access the online application.
Blank sample applications are available below:
Before beginning the application, please review the materials below which are designed to aid you in completing the application:
- 2015-2016 Tips for Writing a Successful Inquiry Project Proposal Video (updated version coming soon)
- Information for School Administrators Flier (U.S. only): This flier can be given to teachers' school administrators with the Leave Authorization form to explain more about the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program.
Before submitting your application, please review the Application Checklist.
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in India
This is a recording of a webinar offered on October 2, 2014. In this webinar, applicants can find details about the DA Program, as well as insights by a DA Program alumnus who went to India.
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in Mexico
This is a recording of a webinar offered on October 7, 2014. In this webinar, applicants can find details about the DA Program, as well as insights by a DA Program alumna who went to Mexico.