Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12155-EZ
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Czech Republic
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach, conduct research or propose a project combining both activities.

For projects that incorporate a teaching element, applicants will be expected to teach one to two regular undergraduate and graduate courses per semester. Regular course meets usually once a week for 90 minutes. Further, the grantee may be asked to oversee student theses and dissertations, and assist with curriculum and program development. 

Professional projects may include visits to organizations in the applicant's professional field, practical experience in day-to-day operations, public lectures, or other appropriate professional activities. Applicant’s proposals for this grant activity should include a concrete description of the planned activities during the grant period and an explanation of the expected benefits for the applicant, his/her professional field, and host community/organization. 

For professional projects, qualifying terminal degree to be consulted with the Commission at fulbright@fulbright.cz.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Three to nine months
Award Dates

One-semester grants with lecturing element must begin in either September or late January; two-semester grants must begin in September.

 

Locations

Any appropriate institution of higher education, for research awards, also any institution performimg academic research (e.g. institutes of the Academy of Sciences)

For professional grants, relevant organizations. Consult your choice, before applying, with the Commission. (fulbright@fulbright.cz)

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Professional Project
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A Professional Project enables the participant to engage in activities in their area of expertise to enhance their professional development and the field at large. Projects may include serving as a professional consultant to the host organization, sharing expertise, visiting other organizations in their professional field, gaining practical experience, and attending public lectures. While the details vary according to the specific award, the focus of a Professional Project grant should not be research or teaching.

Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Artists
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in an artistic profession.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Professionals
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 10
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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