Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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All Disciplines

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach at a higher education institution (e.g., university-level, master's) in the grantee's area of specialization. Assist with curriculum design, program development and other activities as requested. Attend and participate in conferences, seminars and workshops as requested.

Conduct research in the area of specialization.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2021.

Grant Length
Five months for a one-semester grant; 9.5 months for a two-semester grant. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.
Grant Dates

One-semester grants must begin in September 2021 or January 2022; two-semester grants must begin in September 2021. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.


Any appropriate insitution; applicants are encouraged to contact universities of potential interest for a letter of invitation, though this is not required. The U.S. Embassy will facilitate arranging affiliations.

Flex Option
Flex Description

The Flex Award is designed for scholars who require multiple visits to the host country. This option allows grants to be conducted over short segments, preferably during the fall and/or spring semesters. Interested applicants should clearly indicate plans for Flex in their project statement, including a project timeline. Flex grantees may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host-country academic community.

Flex grant parameters:
• Minimum length of the total grant is four months and the maximum is six months;
• Minimum length for any grant segment is one month and the maximum is three months;
• Two or three grant segments may be spread over one or two consecutive years; and
• Flex awards are offered for teaching and teaching/research grants.

For more information, please see Fulbright Flex Awards.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Up To 4
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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