2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Program

2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Program

The Fulbright Scholar Program in Estonia offers research grants for Estonian scholars and researchers to conduct research at universities or special libraries/collections in the United States in all fields, except for medical studies involving direct patient contact. Candidates may be university teachers or researchers, or professionals whose expertise would be enhanced by further study or research in their field.

Grants are awarded for a period of three to nine months within one study year. The grants are awarded on a competitive basis and are subject to fund availability.

Eligibility requirements for Estonian researchers:

  • Estonian citizenship
  • Doctoral degree or equivalent professional training or experience (in liberal arts)
  • English proficiency appropriate to the proposed lecturing or research project
  • Detailed statement of proposed activity for research or lecturing at an American institution                  

Candidates with an invitation letter/affiliation negotiations confirmation from a U.S. institution are preferred

Please visit the Fulbright Program Application Database  to start your on-line application. After filling out the on-line application, please also submit a paper copy of the application together with other related documents, to:


Jane Susi

Fulbright Program
Embassy of the United States of America
Kentmanni 20
15099 Tallinn


Finalists will be interviewed in early January by a bi-national (American-Estonian) selection committee.

The application deadline for the 2018-2019 academic year is December 11, 2017


The Fulbright program is administered by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs which is represented in Estonia by the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section. The primary purpose of the Fulbright program is to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the peoples of other countries through a variety of educational activities.

For more information please contact the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section, phone: (372) 668 8155, E-mail: susij@state.gov

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