When applications are received by IREX through the Online Application System, each application is screened for technical eligibility. After confirming that applicants meet the eligibility criteria, an independent committee of experts reviews the applications.
Applications are evaluated on overall quality, the applicant’s qualification to conduct the proposed inquiry project, the benefit of the program for both the applicant and the applicant’s school, and clear demonstration of educational leadership.
The Fulbright DA Program prioritizes applicants who:
While previous participation in a Fulbright Program does not disqualify applicants, the Fulbright DA Program prefers applicants who have NOT:
The independent committee reads and reviews applications and makes nomination recommendations. The Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board approves all final nominations.
All applicants will receive notification of a selection decision by email, whether they have been selected or not.
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Learn more by visiting the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.
If you have any questions, please contact FulbrightDA@irex.org.