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Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-Lancaster University Scholar Award (STEM-Science and Technology)

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The Fulbright Lancaster University Award covers a three-to-six month research project in any STEM field at the university.

In under 50 years Lancaster University has established a global reputation as a centre for research, scholarship, and teaching with an emphasis on employability.

Ranked in the top 1 per cent of universities world-wide, 92% of research at Lancaster has been recognised as world leading or internationally significant with key areas of research ranked top in the UK.

One of only six collegiate universities in England and working with over a 1000 businesses, Lancaster places great emphasis on a strong student experience and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field.

  • The Science and Technology Faculty hosts a number of research centres, working with the university to further scientific knowledge and translate it into applicable solutions for the economy and environment:
  • Data Science Institute
  • Energy Lancaster
  • Materials Science Institute
  • Quantum Technology Centre
  • Security Lancaster
  • The Cockcroft Institute, a collaboration between academia, national laboratories, industry and local economy
  • The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST)
Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Three months to six months
Award Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2022, but before April 30, 2023.


Lancaster University: Lancaster, England, UK. 

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Computer Science
Environmental Sciences
Information Sciences/Systems
Areas of Interest

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations.

Please note that candidates in biological sciences, medical and life (plant or animal) sciences are NOT eligible for this award due to the specifics of the arrangement with the host university.

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.

Application Deadline
Activity Type

Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics

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

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

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
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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