Fulbright Features

Fulbright Overview

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Launched in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided over 390,000 participants with the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. More than 800 U.S. college and university faculty and administrators, professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, and independent scholars are awarded Fulbright grants to teach and/or conduct research annually in over 125 countries throughout the world.

The University of South Florida has been consistently recognized as one of the top producers in the United States for faculty Fulbright awards since 2015. The ranking, published annually by The Chronicle of Higher Education, identifies top producing institutions in February for the current academic year. USF World's faculty fulbright advisor works with interested faculty members to ensure competitive applications. USF finished No. 1 in 2016-17  for the number of faculty awardees.

Faculty who receive a Fulbright Scholar Award teach and/or conduct research abroad and gain new insights and experiences that enhance their research endeavors and can be integrated into the classroom to benefit student learning. They establish global partnerships that last long beyond their time in-country. Such relationships provide additional benefits for USF through opportunities for the exchange of ideas, research collaboration and faculty and student mobility. Fulbright scholars and their host universities are important members of USF’s global community.

usf's FEATURED fulbright faculty scholars 2023-2024

Gil Ben-Herut

Jean-Francois Biasse

Jennifer Bugos

Richard Mbatu

Petroniu Bogdan Onac

Diane Wallman