Community college educators and their schools are eligible for the highly prestigious and competitive Fullbright programs, administered by the U.S. Department of State.
Best known are the opportunities to teach and study abroad. "All Disciplines" awards are offered in many countries, which allow scholars in all fields of study to apply. Please explore the Catalog of Awards for more information about the awards available. The descriptions contain details on grant activities, qualifications, and grant benefits. The catalog, available here, can also be searched by world region, country, or teaching discipline.
Additional information about the Fulbright Scholar Program can be found on the agency's Web site. As outlined in the eligibility guidelines, applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.
The current competition will close on August 1, 2014.
The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program assists U.S. higher education institutions in expanding programs of academic exchange. By supporting non-U.S. scholars through grants for teaching at institutions that might not have a strong international component, both the U.S. institution and the scholar grantee benefit. Here is more information.