Participating Countries/Territories for 2018-2019*


This list of participating countries is for U.S. teachers only

*Participating countries are subject to change for 2018-2019 semester program.

U.S. teachers may apply for a grant in one of several participating countries/territories. Click on the name of each country or territory to learn more about its educational system. Applicants determine the length of their program within the eligible program dates listed for each country/territory. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to go abroad at the beginning of the eligible grant periods (e.g., in January if you propose to go to Finland in spring).

For information about accompanying family members, including information about financial support and schooling, please refer to the Grant Award Details page. 

U.S. teachers apply for this Fulbright Program directly through IIE. Contact IIE directly with any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Country/
Territory

Partner Organization

Required Language

Eligible Program Dates and Program Length

Botswana

U.S. Embassy, Gaborone

No requirement

January to May 2019 (3 to 5 months)

Brazil

Fulbright Commission in Brazil

Portuguese or Spanish proficiency required

September through December 2018 (3 or 4 months) or February through June 2019 (3 to 5 months)

Colombia

Fulbright Commission Colombia

   

Finland*

Finland-U.S. Educational Exchange Commission 

No requirement

January through June 2019 (3 to 6 months)

Greece

Fulbright Foundation in Greece

No requirement

January - mid-June 2019 (3 to 5 months)

India

United States-India Educational Foundation

No requirement

September through December 2018 (3 or 4 months) or January through April 2019 (3 or 4 months)

Israel

United States-Israel Educational Foundation

No requirement

October 2018 through January 2019 (3 or 4 months) or March through June 2019 (3 or 4 months)

Mexico

U.S.-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange 

Spanish proficiency required

September through December 2018 (3 or 4 months) or January through June 2019 (3 to 6 months)


Morocco

Moroccan-American Commission for 
Educational and Cultural Exchange


Arabic or French is strongly recommended

 September through December 2018 (3 or 4 months) or January through June 2019 (3 to 6 months)

Netherlands*

Fulbright Center

No requirement

January through June 2019 (3 to 5 months)

New Zealand*

Fulbright New ZealandTe Tüäpapa Mätauranga o Aotearoa me Amerika

No requirement

February through June 2019 (3 to 5 months)

Palestinian Territories

Consulate General of the United States

No requirement

September through December 2018 (3 or 4 months) or January through June 2019 (3 to 6 months)

Singapore

U.S. Embassy, Singapore
in cooperation with the
Ministry of Education

No requirement

January through early June 2019 (3 to 5 months)

Taiwan

Fulbright Taiwan, Foundation for Scholarly Exchange
in cooperation with the
Ministry of Education

No requirement

September 2018 through February 2019
(3 to 6 months) or mid-January through mid-July 2019 (3 to 6 months)

United Kingdom*

U.S. - U.K. Fulbright Commission

No requirement

September through December 2018 (3 or 4 months) or January through July 2019 (3 to 6 months)

Vietnam

U.S. Embassy, Hanoi

No requirement

September 2018 through May 2019 (3 to 6 months)

 
*Finland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom consistently receive the highest number of applications from U.S. teachers and thus are highly competitive. Please consider all the participating countries when developing your application for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program.