Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12257-PL
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Poland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach courses and seminars at the undergraduate and graduate level, assist with curriculum development, offer seminars or workshops and/or conduct research and other activities, as requested.

Scholars selected for this award can choose 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
Three to ten months
Award Dates

Awards are offered for 3 to 10 months for research projects and for 4 to 10 months (a semester or an academic year) for teaching and teaching/research projects.

Note on research activities: October marks the beginning of the academic year. Research activities are typically expected to start in September or October. In well justified cases they can begin a few weeks earlier.

Note on teaching activities: October marks the beginning of the academic year, so teaching activities for the fall semester are typically expected to start in October. The spring semester typically lasts from February to June, however it may be possible to agree with the host institution on dates from mid-February to mid-June comprising a 4-month period.

Locations

Any appropriate institution at a higher education institution, research institute, Polish Academy of Science unit, international scientific institute or other scientific unit based in Poland.

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

Candidates may apply for a Flex award which allows for two to three visits to Poland over the course of the given academic year and the total length of the grant is a minimum of four months.  For Flex awards the Commission covers the cost of one return flight ticket; financial support from the host institution is needed to cover the remaining travel costs.

Candidates who choose to apply for a Flex award should secure a letter of invitation which outlines each leg of the visit as well as the host institution’s assurance of covering the travel costs for legs two through five. Additionally, in the project statement, candidates should briefly elaborate on the grant activities that will take place during each leg of the project (including a proposed time frame for each visit).

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
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
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.

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
Approximately 12
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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