Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10078-CH

Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Social Sciences

China
East Asia and the Pacific

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct teaching or a combination of teaching and research in area of specialization. The teaching load is a maximum of two graduate or undergraduate courses per semester, with up to four classroom and subject interaction hours per week. In addition to lecturing at a leading Chinese university, scholars will have the opportunity to deliver guest lectures at provincial universities.

Proposals should demonstrate an interest in active collaboration with Chinese scholars and the host community to the extent possible.

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
10 months (five-month award only in an exceptional case)
Grant Dates

Grants should begin September 2020; one-semester grants may start in September 2020 or February 2021.

Locations

Any appropriate institution

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Public Administration
Public/Global Health
Sociology
Specializations

Applications in the following specializations are preferred: global climate change, sustainability and the environment, public health, public policy, food security, agriculture and disaster preparedness.

Special Features

This award includes an in-country travel allowance to guest lecture at other universities in China.

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.

Number of Grants
Up to three
Activity
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Category
Distinguished Chair
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753

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