Senior Fulbright Research Grants






§ Description and Purpose


These grants have two goals: 1) to provide scholars with opportunities to conduct in-depth research in all academic fields in: applied policy/social sciences, arts, business, culture, education, humanities, information, media, and social sciences; and 2) to develop lasting professional contacts at U.S. institutions.


§ Benefits:

Full Grant (up to 3 awards)

  • A fixed sum from US$7,200 to US$24,000, prorated over the grant period.
  • A book allowance of US$3,000
  • Possible placement services by IIE

Partial Grant (up to 23 awards)

  • A fixed sum from US$3,600 to US$12,000, prorated over the grant period.
  • A book allowance of US$3,000
  • Possible placement services by IIE

§ Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants are eligible who:

  • 1. Have held the rank of assistant professor or assistant research fellow (or its equivalent) or above for at least 3 years, and are currently affiliated with a university or research institution in Taiwan.
  • 2. Are recommended by the highest chief administrator of the home institution. (please use the Approval Form included in the Application Instruction downloaded here:
    The duration of grants ranges from 3 to 10 months. The grants must begin no earlier than August 1, 2020. They must end no later than August 31, 2021. The grant should not be used for different stages.
  • 3. Meet the Grant Conditions and Provisions (

Applicants are ineligible who:

  • 1. Are currently teaching, studying, or conducting research in the U.S.
  • 2. Have returned to Taiwan from the U.S. less than 3 years from the time of application.
  • 3. Have received a J-1 visa in the category of Professor/Research Scholar within the past 2 years. They cannot be issued another J-1 visa in the category of Professor/ Research Scholar.

During the grant period, grantee must submit research/ reflections report to FSE Online Journal (


§ Application Procedure

Apply online no later than October 31, 2019. For application 
information, please go to the following website:


 Submit the hard copy of following required documents to Fulbright Taiwan, postmarked no later than 
October 31, 2019.
• Hard copies of your completed on-line application form (filled in English, including application form, 
project statement, English CV, highest chief administrator approval form, financial statement of other 
grants/ scholarships which will be used in the same period of Fulbright grant, and passport copy)
• Chinese CV (the translation version of your English CV with your cell phone number and mailing 
address. We’ll deliver the notification letter via post mail after the nomination list is confirmed.)
• 3 English recommendation letters (if your referees do not want to complete recommendation letters 

The mailing address is:台北市10043延平南路45號 2樓
                                 傅爾布萊特交換計畫 (Senior)


 Application process has been completed! Wait for the notification letter!

For updated information, please contact Ms. Lisa Lin,
Tel︰(02) 2388-2100 ext 112 / Fax:(02) 2388-2855

§ Selection Procedure

In early
In early December, a Selection Committee (academic peers from a variety of disciplines, Board 
members, and staff) reviews all documents and research proposals and recommends a slate for final selection by Fulbright Taiwan’s Board. 
At the end 
of December
● Applicants are notified by Fulbright Taiwan of nomination/non-nomination by the end of December after the Board meeting. Their nomination is also sent to J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship 
Board (FFSB).
● The grant is then subject to:
a. Approval by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB)
b. Acceptance of the candidate's research proposal by a U.S. institution 
April of the 
following year 
Final approval is then normally received by Fulbright Taiwan in April and conveyed to grantees as 
soon as received.
*Please be noted that all Taiwan grantees travel to U.S. must hold a J-type visa for academic and 
cultural exchange programs. Please refer to the following link for more visa-related details:




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