Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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All Disciplines

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Grantees will teach and/or conduct research in their areas of interest, in addition to consulting as needed. Detailed programs and work schedules can be finalized in cooperation with the scholar upon selection.  

Given the particular conditions that exist in Cyprus, scholars should be informed of the complicated political situation on the island in putting forward their proposals. All proposals must be feasible in terms of placement and affiliation.

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

Grant Length
Four months to nine months. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.
Grant Dates

September 2021 or January 2022. Flex grants must be completed by September 30, 2023.


Approved hosting organizations for visa purposes include any of the accredited local higher educational institutions in the Republic, various state organizations, and others, including:

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute
Cyprus University of Technology
European University of Cyprus
Frederick University
Neapolis University
Open University
State General Laboratory
University of Central Lancashire-Cyprus campus
University of Cyprus
University of Nicosia


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, teaching/research and research grants.

For more information, please see http://www.cies.org/fulbright-flex-awards.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

The Fulbright Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia assists scholars and provides support to all incoming Fulbright Scholars, assisting throughout the duration of their program as needed.  

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Professional Project
Professional Project/Research
Professional Project/Teaching
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Up To 2
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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