Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad

The US Department of Education has announced the publication of the Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program (FRA) 2011 competition. The campus deadline for submission of faculty applications through the e-grants system to the UW-Madison FRA project director (Erin Crawley) is 4:00 PM, Tuesday, November 9, 2010. The entire application is due at this time, including all support documents. Please visit, and then navigate to Fulbright-Hays FRA under “Announcements” for campus materials and information (updated materials will be available soon).

If you have questions about the competition, contact Dr. Erin Crawley,, 608-262-9632. Go to for the link to the description of the competition in the Federal Register. Eligibility requirements are listed on p. 2 and sections on the review process and the technical review questions and scoring start on p.7 of the Federal Register notice.

This year there are two competitive preference priorities, each carries five points. One is for research that focuses on one of 78 languages (see Notice) and the second is for projects that involve one of the 78 languages and that focus on one of the following fields or topics: Environmental Science, Economics, Public Health, Education, or Political Science.