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Fulbright Programs for Americans

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For qualified U.S. citizens, we offer about 70 opportunities each year to conduct research, study, teach, and exchange ideas with your colleagues and counterparts in Russia.

Most of the opportunities fall into these major programs:

U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program provides about 15 placements in the Russian Federation annually, to lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
Details here.

U.S. Student Program, involving about 10 students each year. Details here.

English Teaching Assistants, with about 25 participants each year. Details here.

Fulbright Specialists program provides short-term academic opportunities (2-6 weeks) to U.S. faculty and professionals. Details here.

The world of Fulbright is enormous, and this list is only part of the picture. Visit and for a more complete overview of your Fulbright possibilities and application instructions for U.S. citizens.

The office of the Fulbright Program in the Russian Federation helps arrange placements and other practical details for Fulbright participants in Russia and administers the information and application process for Russian citizens. The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, appointed by the U.S. president, makes the final selection of Fulbright participants worldwide.