The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Guatemala

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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

Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América
Avenida Reforma 7-01, Zona 10
Guatemala Ciudad, Guatemala
Tel: +502-2326-4000

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) is open from 7am to 4:30pm, Monday to Thursday, and until 12pm on Fridays. 

Points of Contact

Roberto Alejandro Gallardo,

Country Information

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All Disciplines

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

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Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization, conduct independent or collaborative research, as desired and in conjunction with host institution, or a combination of both teaching and research. Thesis advising or assistance with curriculum development may also be requested, depending upon the applicant's area of expertise.

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