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The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in more than 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.

While traditional Fulbright programs for faculty emphasized extended stays abroad, the new Fulbright Flex program allows for multiple shorter stays and can be an excellent option.

Information about the Fulbright program can be found onlineThe deadline for applications is Aug. 1. Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost for international programs, is availble to assist interested faculty with applications and can be reached at

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is administered by the Institute for International Education. IIE also administers the Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education, which was awarded to Auburn in 2015.