Collage of international photos taken by UT Fulbright grantees.


The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, offering UT alumni, faculty, and staff opportunities to research, study, and teach abroad while bringing visiting scholars from around the world to the Forty Acres. UT Austin is consistently a top producer of Fulbright Students and Scholars among large U.S. universities.

Opportunities for UT Faculty and Administrators

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers awards to university faculty and administrators for teaching, research or combination teaching/research. Learn more about eligibility and recent UT Austin Fulbright Scholars.

Opportunities for UT Students

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Learn about the benefits of participating in the Fulbright Student Program and application support offered to UT Austin graduating seniors and recent graduates.

Fulbright Visiting Scholars at UT

Through the Fulbright Visiting (non-U.S.) Scholar Program, visiting faculty and scholars at UT Austin contribute significantly to the academic and research achievements of the university.

Fulbright Students at UT

Over 50 Fulbright students are enrolled in the university’s graduate programs each year. Learn more about Fulbright Student Programs at UT.

Fulbright Grant Administered Programs

UT Austin administers programs for Fulbright recipients sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Participants range from students and young leaders to university faculty and professionals from various disciplines. These topic-based programs include graduate student and scholar enrichment seminars, junior faculty development programs, and higher education administrators’ symposia.

"We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world." - Senator James W. Fulbright