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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards


Fulbright-British Library Eccles Centre

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The award will be offered to a U.S. Scholar who will undertake research at the British Library’s Eccles Centre for American Studies making intensive use of the Library's collections relating to North America (U.S., Canada, the Caribbean) for a period of six months.

If available, the scholar may have the opportunity to take part in program events and/or seminars.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Six months
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2019 but before April 30, 2020.


Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library: London, England, UK

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Please see Specializations below
American History
American Literature
American Studies
Political Science

Any field of North American Studies relating to the peoples and cultures, histories and futures of the USA, Canada and/or the Caribbean. The Centre would particularly welcome applications involving the following priority research areas:

  • North American and Caribbean Indigenous Studies
  • Literary, theatrical and artistic connections in Canada, the Caribbean and the US
  • Book history and arts in North America
  • Pacific politics and geopolitics
  • Migration in/from/through Canada, the Caribbean and the US
  • LGBTQ in Canada, the Caribbean and the US

However, these are not exclusive: any topics related to North American studies, broadly conceived, will be considered

Special Features

Scholars in the UK participate in a wide range of academic, cultural and social events and benefit from a variety of additional opportunities provided by the Commission; see Special Award Benefits section for more details.

Number of Grants
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, except early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst

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