Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program: 2017 – 2018 Academic Year

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar program brings accomplished Tunisian scholars tothe United States to conduct advanced research at U.S. universities for a period upto one academic year.


  • Applicants must be citizens of Tunisia and residing in Tunisia at the time ofapplication.
  • Applicants must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent professionalqualification at the time of application.

Eligible Research Fields:

  • All fields of study are eligible, with the exception of medical/clinicalresearch that involves clinical training, patient care or patient contact.

Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants must submit a detailed statement of proposed research activity at aU.S. university.
  • Applicants must possess English language proficiency sufficient to achievethe project goals.
  • Applicant should demonstrate the intrinsic value of the project to the scholar,his/her home institution, country and U.S. institution.
  • Applicant should demonstrate the ability to serve as a cultural ambassador forTunisia.Grant Benefits:
  • Round-trip travel from Tunisia to a host institution in the United States.
  • Full financial support in the United States.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Access to professional and cultural enrichment opportunities.

Application Procedure:

The on-line application is available at https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/scholars/30/

Please send an email to the following address Tunisexchangeshelp@state.gov


Incomplete applications or those submitted after this date will NOT be reviewed.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Plagiarism or misrepresentation in an application can lead to disqualification at any stage of the program.