Fulbright Scholarships

Fulbright Distinguished Scholars Program

Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Awards are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program.

The Czech Republic with five Distinguished Scholar positions belongs to countries which all together offer approximately 40 Distinguished Scholar Awards.

The Candidates for Distinguished Scholar award should be eminent scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record.

Find please detailed information about the Awards in the Catalogue of Fulbright Awards


Deadline for Distinguished Scholar Awards is September 15 for the following academic year. In exceptional cases the deadline can be subject to minor adjustment.

  1. Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague
    Length of the grant is 3-10 months
  2. Masaryk University, Brno
    Length of the grant is 3-4 months
  3. Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague
    Length of the grant is 3-10 months
  4. Palacký University, Olomouc
    Length of the grant is 3-4 months
  5. CERGE-IE, Charles University, Prague
    Lenght of the grant is 3-4 months

Consult please your application with Hana Ripkova,

“Prospective Fulbright participants should be aware that public health conditions, availability of consular services and travel, as well as U.S. institutional operating status and policies may affect their ability to travel to the U.S. and participate in academic programs.”


ETA Alumni Meet Current Grantees

On Monday, June 6, former English Teaching Assistants virtually meet current grantees at a webinar called “Life After Fulbright.” Fulbright alumni will share their next steps after the end of their grant, they will discuss their personal experience with reverse culture shock, and offer advice

Sports Day in Jaroměř with Four American Fulbrighters

Jaroměř Sports Day was the final project day of English Teaching Assistants Anna, Maddie, Madison and Saemyi and their mentors. Throughout the school year, the group organized English language immersion days for 500 students and 40 teachers from Gymnázium Jaroměř, Kolín Nursing School, Litomyšl Gardening

Farewell reception for US grantees 2021/22

On May 20th Czech Fulbright commission organized a farewell reception for current US grantees in a beautiful setting of the Residence of the US Ambassador. Grantees, their hosts, Board members, and guests were welcome by Chargé d’Affaires Mike Dodman and Hana Ripková, Director of the