UC Santa Barbara is proud to be a top producer of Fulbright Scholars and Students. For the third year, UCSB has been named Fulbright HSI Leader by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. In 2023-2024, UCSB graduate students received three Fulbright grants and UCSB faculty received one grant for participating in the Fulbright Scholars program, granted to Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky for research on Muslim refugee migration in Pakistan and Turkey.
UCSB students looking to go abroad on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program can find more information on the Graduate Division website.
NEW! Fulbright English Teaching Flagship in Taiwan
The Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (FSE), in cooperation with Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE), K-12 Division, announced the creation of the English Teaching Flagship (ETF) Program, an extension program of Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETA). This 11-month program starts August 2024 and has an application deadline of March 8, 2024. Follow this link for more information or click here to view the flyer.
Going Abroad as a Fulbright Scholar
Fulbright awards are available for teaching and research and can serve as a wonderful faculty development opportunity. There are over 400 unique opportunities available in over 135 countries awarded to over 800 scholars annually. The competition for 2025-26 awards will be open in February! Follow this link for more information.
Visiting UCSB as a Fulbright Scholar
Please review the FAQs below for information on how to host a Fulbright Scholar or how to be a visiting Fulbright Scholar at UCSB.
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence Program