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Accepting Applications for the Academic Year 2024-2025!

Fulbright Iceland

Fulbright Iceland

We are happy to announce that we are accepting grant applications from Icelandic and American students and scholars, as well as requests for scholars, for the academic year 2024-2025!

Stay tuned to our website and social media for details on virtual information sessions that will provide valuable tips for applicants!

Icelandic Applicants:

Deadline for applications is October 15, 2023. Please feel free to contact the Commission if you have any questions. Students applying to master’s and PhD programs in the U.S. should contact [email protected]. Scholars and PhD students applying for Visiting Student Research grants should contact [email protected]. Click here for more information and how to apply.

Icelandic universities can apply for a U.S. scholar to teach in a specific field through Fulbright. Application deadline for the 2025-2026 academic year is October 15, 2023. Further information and the application form can be found on our Request for Core Scholar webpage.

Fulbright Iceland also enables Icelandic institutions to receive Specialists for two to six weeks through the Fulbright Specialist Program or a Fulbright scholar currently in Europe for up to a one week visit through the Inter-Country Travel Program. We accept applications for both programs throughout the year.

U.S. Applicants:

Fulbright Iceland offers several different grants for U.S. students and scholars each year. Two new Fulbright-NSF Arctic scholar grants will be offered for the first time in 2024-2025:

For this cycle only, a grant is also offered at the University of Akureyri in Bioinformatics/Environmental Biotechnology.

See information on our scholar awards and the application process in the Fulbright Scholar Catalog of Awards. Deadline for U.S. scholar applications is September 15, 2023 at 11.59 PM PST.

U.S. students interested in applying for a grant to come to Iceland should visit for information, including precise information on the application itself. Application deadline for U.S. students is October 10, 2023 at 5 PM ET.