Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship

The Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship, a component of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, provides an opportunity for Fulbright visiting scholars to connect with National Archives scientists and experts while conducting research at the National Archives’ state-of-the-art Heritage Science Research and Testing Lab in College Park, Maryland. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Archives and Records Administration.  The award was established to support archival science education, conservation, and research.


Eligible candidates will be researchers or professionals in heritage science or related technical fields. A  Master’s degree is required, but PhD or equivalent professional experience is preferred. Advanced Doctoral researchers completing dissertation projects related to heritage science are eligible to apply.


  • Heritage/Conservation Science
  • Preventative Preservation
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Statistics

Areas of Interest

  • Cultural heritage preservation and conservation
  • Applications of technology to complex issues in heritage preservation and risk management

Apply Online: https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2022

Application Deadline, October 15, 2021

Further details about the Fulbright-NARA Heritage Science Fellowship, including eligibility and application details, please visit the website at: https://cies.org/fulbrightnationalarchives