The Fulbright Scholar Program

Grants for Swedish postdoctoral scholars who wish to conduct advanced research and / or lecture in the United States and who have an established affiliation with an American university or research center. Applications from recent postdoctorate scholars to full professor level candidates are welcome. The period of stay in the United States is a minimum of three months with visa sponsorship up to twelve months. Scholars already conducting research with a U.S. institution at the time of application are not eligible. Scholars who have not yet completed their doctoral degree at the time of application will need to present evidence of completion of the degree prior to their departure to the United States.

Grant Benefits

⚬ Fulbright branding
⚬ SEK 50,000
⚬ Round-trip travel to the U.S. for the grantee
⚬ Exclusive seminars and events in the U.S.
⚬ Baggage allowance (one-time)
⚬ Coverage of SEVIS and J-1 visa fees
⚬ Accident and sickness insurance for grantee

Annual Timeline:

August 1, 2018: online application open
January 8, 2019:
application deadline
February: notification
July-August: visa application
departure to the US