Fulbright Scholar Awards for Faculty and Professionals

The GPS Alliance is the University of Minnesota campus representative for the Fulbright Scholar programs for faculty and professionals. (Students should contact the Graduate School.)

Application Resources

  • Fulbright’s timeline provides information on application deadlines.
  • The searchable awards catalog is available online.

Faculty Fulbright Mentors

The following University of Minnesota faculty have been awarded a Fulbright in the past and are willing to discuss their experience and review and critique project proposals for Fulbright applicants. If you are interested in talking to one of these volunteers, please contact them directly.

Howard Louthan
Poland: Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt)
Research: Renaissance/Reformation Studies; Early Modern Polish History (2021-22)

Malgorzata Marjanska
France: Sorbonne University
Research: Development of magnetic resonance techniques and application of those techniques to study diseases of the human brain. (2020-21)

Gilliane Monnier
Montenegro: University of Montenegro (2020-21)
Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science (2016-17)

Priscilla Gibson
Social Work
Namibia: University of Namibia
Teaching and research: international social work education and intergenerational caregiving (2019-20)

Peter Kennedy
Colombia: National University of Colombia (2019-20)

Paul Vaaler
South Africa: University of Pretoria (2019-20)

Previous Recipients

The national office provides an online directory of current and recent U.S. Fulbright recipients and Fulbright Visiting Scholars in the United States. They are listed by discipline, home geographic area, name, and host geographic area.

Other Fulbright Opportunities

The Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) provides funding for campuses to host Fulbright Visiting Scholars, already in the United States, for short-term speaking engagements.