Candidates for the Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program will be academics with a terminal degree in any stage of their career, including postdoctoral candidates and professors emeriti. Eligibility requirements are below:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s degree, depending on the discipline) by the start of the program
  • Participants should represent the diversity of the United States, encompassing but not limited to ethnicity, race, sex, and age.