The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in El Salvador

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El Salvador

Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from July 8-11, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website, where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email

Contact Information

U.S. Embassy San Salvador, Office of Public Affairs
Tel: (503) 2501-2469
Cell: (503) 7890-2445

Point of Contact

Fernando Herrera,
Public Affairs Section

Country Information


Social Media

U.S. Embassy Facebook Page

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All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

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Conduct research and/or teach in any discipline. Conduct faculty training or in-service teacher training as requested. Teaching load is a maximum of two courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

For teaching/research projects, candidates should plan a 60/40 ratio of teaching to research.

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