Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10530-BR

Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the Federal University of Minas Gerais

Brazil
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses and develop collaborative research with faculty.

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
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants must begin in either July 2020 or March 2021. For Flex grants, please see Flex Option section.

Locations

University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), main campus, located in Belo Horizonte.

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

Flex grants, which allow the grant to be split into two two-month in-country visits between July 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021, will be considered. There must be a period of no less than two months between the two in-country stays.

Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Literature
American Studies
Biological Sciences
Specializations

American Philosophy

U.S. Politics and Political Thought

U.S. Foreign Policy

U.S. Law and Legal Institutions

U.S. Economy

U.S. Arts

For the Biological Sciences, specialization in the U.S. fauna and flora.

 

Number of Grants
One
Activity
Teaching/Research
Category
Distinguished Chair
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Angelica Serna
Regional Program Officer
Phone: 
202-686-4000
Email: 

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