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ARTH 4900/5900: Professional Practices: Fulbrights and Grants

Grants for the Arts

Grant Databases

Print directories

You can request recent volumes of these print directories through the OhioLINK catalog.


Types of Fulbright Awards


Types of Fulbright Awards

  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program: Open Study/Research Awards
    The Fulbright Study/Research grant is the traditional award opportunity where a candidate designs a proposal for a specific country. Open to recent bachelor's-degree recipients, master's and doctoral condidates, or professionals with up to five years experience.

  • English Teaching Assistant Awards
    The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant programs place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence in the classrooms. 

  • Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
    Awards for college & university faculty, administrators, other researchers and experienced professionals. Search awards, or learn more about the program.

Special Programs

  • Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
    The Fulbright–National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship provides a unique platform for American Fulbright students to develop global narratives and discuss commonalities across borders around a common issue or theme. Trained, supported, and mentored by National Geographic Editors, Fellows will use new media platforms to help build ties across cultures while enhancing mutual understanding. The digital content that they produce will be featured online in various places, including, most prominently, a blog hosted by National Geographic.

Supplemental Grant

  • Critical Language Enhancement Award
    The Critical Language Enhancement Award provides a supplement in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for grantees to receive between three and six months of intensive language study in addition to their research or study grants. 

Applying for a Fulbright, Step 1: Review the Fulbright Program

Research the Fulbright Program on their website using the links below.  Review the types of grants and the application process.  Learn more about the program and how to apply from their tutorials, recorded webinars, and other resources.

Applying for a Fulbright, Step 2: Research your project and country

If you have an idea for a project and there is a particular country you'd like to apply to than research is your first step!  Your project needs to be specific, unique and able to fit within the allotted time frame. Get started with these links:

Applying for a Fulbright, Step 3: Research International Affiliations and Contacts

Fulbright Resources

Grant Resources

Guides from different institutions with resources about applying for grants.