Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12241-LH
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Lithuania
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Grants with a primary focus on teaching – Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses chosen by the host institution and/or the applicants. Conduct seminars or workshops, consult on course design and curriculum development, provide in-service training for faculty as requested, and advise and mentor students.  

Grants with a combined teaching/research focus – No less than 75% of grant activity will be dedicated to teaching or related activities (teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses of the host institution and/or of the applicants’ choosing; conduct seminars or workshops; consult on course design and curriculum development; provide in-service training for faculty as requested; and advise and mentor students). Conduct research according to interest, but no more than 25%.  

Grants with a professional/artistic project focus - Conduct a professional and/or artistic project in the area of scholar’s expertise. The project may include professional consultations, mentoring, arranging exhibitions, preparation of print materials (books, articles, reviews), exchange of experience with other professionals, and participation in public events. The grantee will not be engaged in research but may be invited to deliver a public lecture.

For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2022.

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 designated by the host institution
  • 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 nine months. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.
Award Dates

Grants with a primary focus on teaching and teaching/research activities should correspond with the academic year. For grant lengths of four to five months (approximately one semester) they must begin in September 2022 or February 2023. For grant lengths of six to 10 months (approximately two semesters) they must begin in September 2022. 

Grants with a primary focus on a professional/artistic project are strongly encouraged to arrive along the same timeline as above.  However, based upon conversations with the host institution and the Embassy, the project could begin anytime in or after September 2022 as long as the grantee allows enough time for the project to be completed by August 2023. 

Locations

Any university from the list: https://studyin.lt/universities/  

Applicants are encouraged to obtain letters of invitation. The U.S. Embassy in Lithuania will assist in confirming a scholars’ affiliation. 

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

Flex 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 or teaching/research grants only.

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

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

The host university will help to find housing. 

Application Deadline
Closed
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.

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.

Early Career Academics
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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
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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 4
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Outreach Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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