Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12089-JA
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines (Teaching/Research)

Japan
East Asia and the Pacific

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach two undergraduate or graduate courses, or a combination of both, per semester in field of specialization. Since a normal load for Fulbright teaching grantees in Japan is four courses, this reduced teaching load allows grantees to conduct research on a topic of their choice. Courses meet usually once a week for 90-105 minutes. The research project should be consistent with the grantee's area of expertise and the project should be feasible, especially with regard to language, time and venue constraints. The proposal must also make clear why residence in Japan is essential to undertake the research.

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
5 or 10 months
Award Dates

5-month (1-semester) grant: mid-September 2022 – mid-February 2023, or mid-March 2023-mid-August 2023

10-month (2-semester) grant: mid-September 2022 – mid-July 2023. Grant can be extended to cover final exam period if exams are scheduled after the original grant period.

Locations

Any appropriate institution. Affiliation to be finalized by the Japan-U.S. Educational Commission.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Program

Fulbright Scholars in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have the opportunity to apply for funds to support short-term (3-14 days) travel to other countries in the EAP region for activities such as lectures, workshops, graduate or faculty seminars, master classes or recitals, curricular advising or panel presentations. EAP Regional Travel Program funding covers transportation only. Regional Travel Program activities/host sites should not be included in the initial Fulbright application. Scholars may pursue invitations for short-term activities in other EAP countries once notified that they have been selected for a Fulbright grant, and may only apply for travel program funds once they have actively started their Fulbright grant in their host country. Scholars on Flex grants are not eligible for the regional travel grant.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
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
Up To 10
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach & Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7700

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