Grants and Scholarships

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA ) Fellowship Program

The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowship Program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund faculty to maintain and improve their area studies and foreign language skills by conducting research in other countries for periods of three to 12 months.

Eligible Applicants

Institutions of higher education in the United States are eligible to apply for grants under the Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowship Program.

An individual is eligible to receive a fellowship if he or she meets all of the following criteria:

Expenses Covered by the Award

Application Process and Package

Application instructions for the FY2022 grant cycle are available.

Pursuant to the President’s July 14, 2020 Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization, the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) will not operate the Fulbright-Hays program in the People’s Republic of China, including Hong Kong, in the upcoming (2022-2023) academic year.

The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowship Program is administered though the Office of International Affairs. Faculty interested in applying for the fellowship must contact Fulbright-Hays Project Director Joanna Kukielka-Blaser (kukielka-blaser.1@osu.edu) to register interest and discuss the application process.