To be eligible for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program, the applicant must:
The application to Fulbright’s Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program can be found in IREX’s Online Application System. It includes sections to enter personal and professional demographics, education and certification information, language proficiency, and an opportunity to answer, in short essays, questions about the applicant’s goals for the program, their background and experience, a research project plan, and how they will leverage the experience for impact in their school community.
Applicants are asked to demonstrate how their skills and experience qualify them to conduct the research project that they propose. Consult the Research Project Guidelines for Applicants for helpful information on developing this component of your application.
The application also requires the submission of references and certain documentation:
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Professional reference from someone the applicant has worked with in a professional capacity
• Professional reference from the applicant’s school or district lead administrator
• Leave Approval Form
• Verification of bachelor's degree conferred
Explore research projects completed by alumni of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program.
Learn more by visiting the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.
If you have any questions, please contact FulbrightDA@irex.org.