The Fulbright Program is committed to providing opportunities for American and foreign artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, and musicians to showcase their creativity. A large number of Fulbright grants are offered to applicants in the performing and visual arts each year. Please see the program details by country for further information and specific eligibility requirements.

Fulbright Programs for Artists, Writers & Musicians

U.S. Student Program

In the creative and performing arts, applicants without a Bachelor's degree may substitute at least four years of professional training or experience.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program offers opportunities for foreign graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study, conduct research, and/or teach their native language in the U.S.

U.S. Scholar Program

For artists applying to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program from outside academe, projects will be judged on recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program offers opportunities for foreign scholars, artists and professionals to conduct post-doctoral research and/or lecture in the U.S.

In their own words

Lynn ElHarake, Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETA) to Malaysia, February 2011, with a student at The Muslim Girls' Fashion Club charity show in Terengganu.
Lynn E. Participant Graduate University Students Western Hemisphere Fulbright Program Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETA) East Asia and the Pacific Read the story