Hosting a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program


Dept of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs ECA

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The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has requested that the Institute of International Education (IIE) invite institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations to submit proposals to host a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminar during the Spring of 2022 for 90 Fulbright Visiting Scholars, and we would like to invite you to submit a proposal.  We currently have two (2) open opportunities to host seminars, based on the following topics:

  • Preparing for and Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education

The Request for Proposals and accompanying documents can be found at
Organizations will be notified of their selection in mid-January.
The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program provides opportunities for Fulbright Visiting Scholars to gain a deeper understanding of the United States and connect with other fellow Fulbright Scholars. Each year, the program offers Scholars the choice to attend an Enrichment Seminar hosted in one of the selected cities. These multi-day Enrichment Seminars include interactive discussions, insightful panels, and local cultural activities designed to address topics of global importance.

If you feel there is a more appropriate contact at your institution for this solicitation, please kindly pass this information to that person or office.  If your institution is interested in submitting a proposal, please send an email to Margarita Saenz Soto at by Monday, December 20, 2021 to signify your intent and your preferred dates. All proposals are due by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Margarita Sáenz Soto (she, her, hers)
Project Manager – Fulbright Events
Institute of International Education