Fulbright Scholar Program

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Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Distinguished Scholar in Humanities and Social Sciences at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The award holder will teach one graduate course per semester on a topic of their choosing. The course, a research proseminar, will consist of 135-minute sessions, once a week, for 15 weeks. The Distinguished Scholar will also be expected to give public lectures, advise graduate students, and generally engage in the academic life of the ASC.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Four, five or nine months
Award Dates

October 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023 or October 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023 or February 1, 2023 - June 30, 2023. Grants may only begin in October or in February.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
American Studies
Area Studies, non- U.S.
Film/Cinema Studies
Gender Studies
History, American
International Relations
Literature, American
Political Science
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Areas of Interest

American Studies, with related disciplines (sociology, economics, politics, history, culture, art history, and literature), and interdisciplinarity; also Western Hemispheric studies and Latin American studies. 

Application Deadline
Activity Type

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
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
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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