Distinguished Awards in Teaching

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching programme recognises and encourages excellence in teaching in the US and abroad.

US teachers receive grants to study at a university, observe classes and complete a project pertaining to their field of educational inquiry during their time abroad.

Application guidance

The Distinguished Awards in Teaching are a separate and distinct programme to the core Scholar Awards.

The application process for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching is facilitated by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX). Please contact IREX via fulbrightDA@irex.org if you have any questions about the programme. 

Full details and the link to the application can be found on the programme's website.

The following UK institutions have agreed to host Fulbright Distinguished Teachers:

Applicants are asked to research the UK partner institutions listed and if they have a preference, to indicate this preference in the Inquiry Project Proposal of the application. Indicating a preference is optional and will not impact the selection process.  Please note that the US-UK Fulbright Commission is unable to place teachers at non-partner institutions.