Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassy in your home country.

Current U.S. Student

If you are a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, please visit our Fulbright U.S. Student Program site.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through

Non-U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award in the United States you need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country. Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.

FLTA Advisors


Jackie Albright (she/her/hers)

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Institute of International Education
25 E Washington St • Chicago, IL  60602
Tel +1 (202)-326-7807 • 

Jackie Albright is based in Chicago, Illinois, and supports the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program as an Advisor. 

Prior to joining the FLTA team, Jackie managed the Fulbright Foreign Student Programs for Australia, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Mongolia New Zealand, and Vietnam. Jackie also worked as the Program Coordinator on the Critical Language Scholarship Program, an international exchange program providing language training to American undergraduate students. She holds BAs in International Relations and Japanese from the University of Rochester. 

Having worked at the European Parliament in Belgium and as an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan, Jackie understands firsthand the challenges that may accompany life as an expat. She is eager to provide support, so please feel encouraged to check-in at any time!

Jackie advises FLTA fellows in the following states: Alabama • Alaska • Arkansas • Arizona • California • Colorado • Connecticut • Delaware • Florida • Georgia • Hawaii • Iowa • Idaho • Illinois • Indiana • Kansas • Kentucky • Louisiana • Massachusetts • Maryland • Maine • Michigan • Minnesota • Missouri • Mississippi • Montana • North Carolina •  North Dakota • Nebraska • New Hampshire • New Jersey • New Mexico • New York •  Nevada • Ohio • Oklahoma • Oregon • Pennsylvania • Rhode Island • South Carolina • South Dakota • Tennessee • Texas • Utah • Virginia • Vermont • Washington • Washington D.C. • Wisconsin • West Virginia • Wyoming