Fulbright HUB

Although primarily working with domestic students to support Fulbright U.S. Student Award applications, the Office of Major Scholarships would like to share external resources for incoming and outgoing Fulbrighters, including faculty.


 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2025-26 Competition Open

Michael Richardson, U.S. Scholar to India

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program’s 2025-26 competition features over 400 awards offered in more than 130 countries.  Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards allow U.S. citizens to teach, research, and carry out professional projects abroad.    

Curious to see what Fulbright U.S. Scholar awards have to offer?  IIE’s webinars share details about the program, awards in specific regions, countries or disciplines, and the application process.  Visit their Webinar Schedule for events throughout the competition and register to join. 
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Fulbright at the 2024 NAFSA Annual  Conference
See you in New Orleans!

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the largest association of  its kind, serving those dedicated to international education and exchange.  NAFSA’s Annual Conference will be held in New Orleans May 28-31, 2024.  Fulbright is excited to celebrate our alums, advisers, and partners who make the program a success each year.

Visit the booth to meet staff, partners at the Department of State, and program alums!


Take advantage of application resources as you plan for your 2025-26 application:
Do you know someone who would be a great candidate for a U.S. Scholar award?
Refer a colleague to connect them with IIE staff and learn what’s possible through Fulbright!
Faculty can reach out to UMaine Office of Research Development for support on their applications (research@maine.edu). The Office of Major Scholarships (nives.dalbowheeler@maine.edu) is also available to share information on campus and system resources for faculty interested in these opportunities.