These grants are awarded to Jordanian scholars to conduct post-doctoral, collaborative research at a U.S. academic institution, on a merit-based competition.
This program is now closed.
February 1, 2023
June 29, 2023
Application and Nomination Timeline
Who is eligible to apply for this award?
To download a copy of the Eligibility and Guidelines for this award, click here!
Note: Any Jordanian scholar applying for this award opportunity, should not have been physically present in the United States on a (J-1) visa or an exchange program for more than six months’ duration during the 12 month period before the application deadline June 29th, 2023.
Individuals who are employees or close family members or dependents of employees of JACEE, the JACEE board, the US Embassy or the US Department of State or its cooperating agencies are ineligible to apply for the program.
Obligations and commitments:
A minimum of 5 publications after their PhD degree, other than the PhD dissertation.
To download a copy of the Requirements of the 2024-2025 Jordanian Fulbright Scholar Program, Click Here!
To download a copy of the general information preparing for the application, Click Here!
There are several ways to submit your Reference Reports/Letters of Recommendation:
Please Note: Submitted letters of recommendation are confidential documents and may not be viewed or retrieved by the applicant at any stage.
To access and download the Fulbright Letter of Reference Form, please click here.
The Fulbright Commission in Jordan is only accepting applications online.
You can create an account, and start your application on the online portal here: https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2024
Instructions on how to apply can be found HERE.
Note: Deadline to apply is June 29th, 2023, at 3 PM; applications received after this date or incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
Fulbright scholars enter the United States on an Exchange Visitor (J-1) visa, under a Department of State exchange program, and are subject to the two-year home-country residency requirement, at the end of their research award in the U.S.
Fill in the information requested in the Fulbright Application form as completely and in as much accurate detail as possible.
Note: All items must be in English
Important Note: 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.
We are here to help:
The Binational Fulbright Commission in Jordan strives to ensure that its efforts reflect the diversity of both, Jordanian and American societies. The Commission seeks and encourages the involvement of people from traditionally underrepresented audiences in all its scholarships, grants, programs and other higher educational exchange activities and its workforce and workplace. Opportunities are open to people regardless of their race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, geographic location, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. The Commission is committed to fairness, equity and inclusion.
Please Email any questions you may have during the application process at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, you may contact the Jordanian Programs team for more information: Ms. Rana on telephone extension #15 or Mr. Naser on extension #14, Sunday through Thursday, between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm.
Q: Does the applicant need to be in a certain field of study to apply for this Award?
A: Applicants from all fields may apply except those with research purposes and goals that are associated with clinical training such as Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary sciences.
Q: What is a "Release Letter" that the applicant should secure from his/her home university's President, which should be submitted as part of the application form?
A: A "Release Letter is an official letter from the applicant's home university stating that he/she will be able to secure a release from university duties if he/she is awarded the Fulbright Scholar Award.
Q: What is a letter of invitation?
A: It is a letter from the U.S. hosting university inviting the Fulbright Visiting Scholar, should he/she be awarded a Fulbright Award, to collaborate in his/her research.
Q: What is the length or duration of a Fulbright Visiting Scholar grant to the U.S.?
A: The minimum is three (3) months, and the maximum is 9 months.
Q: What are the chances of an applicant who meets all the requirements?
A: The chances of the applicant will greatly depend on the competition with other applicants.
Q: How many publications should the applicant have at the time of submitting the application?
A: The minimum is Five (5) publications or more.
Q: When are the final selections announced?
A: The applications will be reviewed and determined by the Commission's Selection Review Committee (SRC) approximately seven months from the final date of receiving applications (June 29th).
Q: Are dependents eligible to accompany the Scholar to the U.S. for the duration of his/her grant?
A: Yes, they may eligible, taking into consideration that the accompanying dependents must reside with the Scholar for a minimum of 80% of the grant duration in the US
Q: Can an applicant with dual nationalities (Jordanian and American) citizenship be eligible to apply?
A: Jordanian Scholar applicants who hold a U.S. Passport or a U.S. "Green Card" may NOT apply for this Award.
Q: How can I contact the Fulbright Commission by E-mail?
A: Please address all your queries to the following e-mail address: email@example.com