Senior Scholar Award timeline

In general,* the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award competition for US citizens follows the below timeline. Candidates must make their own independent arrangements with UK institutions.

  • February: Applications open
  • August: Applications close
  • January: Shortlisted candidates invited to interview
  • March: All candidates notified of their status
  • April-June: Fulbright paperwork preparation
  • August-April: Independent departures to the UK (orientation takes place in September, but some Scholar projects start as late as April)

For full details, please consult the Fulbright US Distinguished Chair programme website.