RSE Fulbright Scholar Award

We are delighted to accept applications for the 2022/2023 round of the RSE Fulbright Scholar Award, in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission. This annual award will offer an academic, from anywhere in the UK, the opportunity to go to a top university in the US for a maximum of three months to carry out lecturing and/or research in any of the following areas: science & technology, arts, humanities, social science, business and public service.

The first recipient to hold the new RSE Fulbright Scholar Award went out to the US in the academic year 2017/18.

To apply, please visit the Fulbright website.

Applicant eligibility

In order to apply for this award, you must be able to demonstrate that:

  • You are a resident in the UK and have a clear and continuing connection with Scotland and that you hold a PhD (or equivalent professional training or experience) in a relevant area before departure to the US.

Application process

To apply, please visit the Fulbright website on application instructions.

If you have any queries about your application, please contact Fulbright Programmes at

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