Research. Fulbright research scholars conduct an independent research project for an academic year in one of 170+ countries throughout the world. This research project can be based on undergraduate research conducted at UMBC, international research experiences during an education-abroad term, or masters’ or doctoral research. Research can be in any academic subject in UMBC.

UMBC students have conducted performing and visual arts projects, projects in musicology in Italy, ethnographic anthropology in Argentina, cloud-forest management in Ecuador, agricultural erosion patterns in Finland, linguistics in Paraguay, refugee settlement policies in Jordan, graphic design in Norway, disease vectors in Australia, quantum physics in Germany and Roman coin hoards in Romania, among many others.