1 October 2021

The U.S. Embassy in Georgia is pleased to announce the annual Fulbright competition for Georgian scholars for the 2022-2023 academic year.


The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is for junior and senior researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions in Georgia. A selected candidate will be able to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States during three to six months.


A candidate must currently be affiliated with one of the academic or research institutions in Georgia. 


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be citizens of Georgia
  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in the field of research/lecturing or a Master’s degree from a European or U.S. university
  • Applicants must be proficient in oral and written English
  • Applicants must be eligible for a J-1 visa, which requires the grantee to return to Georgia for a minimum of two years at the end of the grant period
  • Applicants must receive a satisfactory medical clearance before departure


Interested applicants who meet the criterias as outlined above should complete an online application and upload the following documents:

  • Project statement of proposed activity for research or teaching in the U.S.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Letter of support from home institution
  • Three letters of reference
  • Bibliography – for Research or Teaching/Research proposals
  • Course Syllabi – for Teaching or Teaching/Research proposals
  • Letter of invitation from a preferred U.S. host institution (not required by the application deadline)
  • Photocopy of doctoral degree or a Master’s degree from a European or U.S. university
  • Copy of passport


The submission deadline for the online application is November 15, 2021, at 18:00 (local Georgian time).


For more information, please visit the website


We wish you a good luck!