Outreach Lecturer Fund (OLF)

The Outreach Lecturer Fund (OLF) enables Jordanian Visiting Scholars on the Fulbright grant (who are in the United States for a grant longer than three months) to accept guest lecturing invitations at colleges and universities throughout the U.S.

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The Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) is an opportunity for U.S. higher education institutions to host Fulbright Visiting Scholars already in the United States for short-term speaking engagements. Institutions apply to host a scholar for 2 to 6 days, and plan activities that would enhance campus participation in international educational exchange.

IIE will determine the award amounts. Financial assistance is also available for Visiting Scholars to present papers at scholarly and professional conferences.

Through OLF, a Fulbright visiting scholar can

  • Offer department or institution-wide lectures to students and/or faculty• Speak on the history and culture of their country
  • Meet with faculty to exchange ideas and engage in informal discussions with students • Engage the wider community around their campus

More information

For an overview and information on the OLF award, please visit the following link:



Required Tests

Required Documents

Required Characteristics

Required Fields

Program Components

English language proficiency


Required Essays and Letters

Recommendation letters

What do we cover

How to apply

J-1 Visa

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