Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

Teaching and Teaching/Research Grants: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the applicant’s area of specialization. Teaching scholars should teach regular courses as well as to conduct seminars or workshops, consult on curriculum program development, assist with thesis advising and faculty training, and help develop innovative pedagogies. Generally, two full graduate or undergraduate courses should be offered per semester. Teaching schedules will be discussed between Fulbright scholars and their institutional hosts.

For projects that incorporate a research element, the division of responsibilities between the two activities should be 60%-70% teaching and 40%-30% research.

Research Grants: Fulbright Scholars will be expected to conduct research in the area of specialization and give occasional lectures or seminars.

Other activity: The IIE/Kyiv Office works with the Scholars to engage them in guest lecturing activities and public presentations at other local universities, non-academic programs, and with local experts and think tanks as their program and schedule allow. 

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation in the United States (summer 2022) and an in-country orientation in Kyiv (September 2022).


Top row: Gennadi Poberezny, U.S. Scholar to Ukraine, 2019-2020, lecture-discussion Raphael Lemkin and a Colonial Dimension of the Soviet Genocide in Ukraine, IIE/Kyiv Office, February 25, 2020; Jessica Zychowicz, U.S. Scholar to Ukraine, 2017-2018, talk "Adventures in Cybernetics: From ARPANET and OGAC to the Brave New World", IIE/Kyiv Office, April 2018; Serhii Plokhii, U.S. Scholar to Ukraine, 2018-2019, public lecture "Goodbye Lenin: A Memory Shift in Revolutionary Ukraine", Taras Shevchenko National Museum, Kyiv, November 2018.
Bottom row: Michael Cronin, U.S. Scholar to Ukraine, 2019-2020, experiential activity in Social Innovations Class, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv; Yuri Yanchyshyn, U.S. Scholar to Ukraine, 2019-2020, the class with students of Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv, 2019.


Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • 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
Five to ten months.
Award Dates

One-semester grants must begin in September 2022 or February 2023; two-semester grants must begin in September 2022. 


Any appropriate institution accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine; for research awards also any institution performing academic research (e.g. institutes of the Academy of Sciences, research institutions). Affiliations with NGOs and government agencies are possible. At this time placements in Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk are not possible. 


Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to all disciplines, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas listed below.

Economics (accounting, money and banking, finance (international, public, and corporate), microeconomics, macroeconomics, transition economics, international (economics, trade and business), management (small business, human resource and strategic), management information systems and quantitative methods, marketing, agricultural or environmental economics, risk or game theory, operations research, arbitration, and negotiation); Public Administration (public policy, leadership, public finance, training, local and city government, urban administration, city planning); Public/Global Health (healthcare management and administration, health education, systems thinking in public health, public health financial management, health litreracy, international strategies and programs promoting human health, global health governance structures, key actors in global health; maternal and child health, food security, environmental health, chronic disease, and infectious disease); Education (educational administration, evaluation and assessment, psychometrics, development, and fundraising, special education, teacher training, accreditation processes and governance in higher education, educational technology and distance learning), Environmental Science and Environmental Policy (environmental resources management; human ecology; ecological systems management; forestry; climate studies; oceanography; agriculture; renewable energy; renewable technologies; sustainability (architecture, agriculture, resource management, forestry, hydrology, waste disposal, and recycling, energy, soil sciences, plant biology and radiation sciences); testing and measurement; GIS applications); Cultural Resource Management (museum studies; historic preservation in an international context;  architectural, art conservation; management of historical and archaeological sites, districts, and monuments; and management of arts organizations; American Studies (American history, American literature, American political culture, visual culture in the USA, African-American history, American material culture; women's studies, religion); Political Science (political technologies and political analysis; Journalism (media studies, including theory and practice of journalism (print, radio, TV and electronic), media literacy, international media systems, ethics, communications theory, media law, public relations, convergence journalism and social media and its uses); Social Work (community services; health and counseling services, disability services, mental health and alcohol and other drugs, youth work (vulnerable teenagers and youth).

Application Deadline
Activity Type

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 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.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile

Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in an artistic profession.

Early Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics

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.


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

Senior Academics

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 15
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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